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SubjectRe: [RESEND PATCH v3 1/2] dt-bindings: i2c: Add Mediatek MT2701 i2c binding
On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 05:50:12PM +0800, Jun Gao wrote:
> On Wed, 2017-03-22 at 10:05 +0100, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 09, 2017 at 11:13:04AM +0800, Jun Gao wrote:
> > > From: Jun Gao <jun.gao@mediatek.com>
> > >
> > > Add MT2701 i2c binding to i2c-mt6577.txt and there is no need to
> > > modify i2c driver.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Jun Gao <jun.gao@mediatek.com>
> >
> > There is still the issue which Matthias Brugger pointed out on January,
> > 24th: you need to describe the fallback compatibles.
> >
>
> IMHO the value under compatible are just inputs which can be accepted.
> It's little strange to add fallback information in binding. Some other
> bindings do not describe so detailedly.
> Is it OK to make binding as minimum standard?
> If we describe it very detailedly, we will have to modify binding if
> there are some changes for mt2701.

My reading of the below is that I could simply use "mediatek,mt2701-i2c"
as compatible and things will work. But it won't, we don't have that in
the driver IIRC. So, we need a fallback for that to work.

> Rob, could you give some suggestions? Thanks!

Would be welcome, yes. I lost track what the preferred solution is.

>
> > > ---
> > > .../devicetree/bindings/i2c/i2c-mt6577.txt | 11 ++++++-----
> > > 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/i2c/i2c-mt6577.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/i2c/i2c-mt6577.txt
> > > index 0ce6fa3..27dbbf9 100644
> > > --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/i2c/i2c-mt6577.txt
> > > +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/i2c/i2c-mt6577.txt
> > > @@ -4,11 +4,12 @@ The Mediatek's I2C controller is used to interface with I2C devices.
> > >
> > > Required properties:
> > > - compatible: value should be either of the following.
> > > - (a) "mediatek,mt6577-i2c", for i2c compatible with mt6577 i2c.
> > > - (b) "mediatek,mt6589-i2c", for i2c compatible with mt6589 i2c.
> > > - (c) "mediatek,mt8127-i2c", for i2c compatible with mt8127 i2c.
> > > - (d) "mediatek,mt8135-i2c", for i2c compatible with mt8135 i2c.
> > > - (e) "mediatek,mt8173-i2c", for i2c compatible with mt8173 i2c.
> > > + "mediatek,mt2701-i2c"
> > > + "mediatek,mt6577-i2c"
> > > + "mediatek,mt6589-i2c"
> > > + "mediatek,mt8127-i2c"
> > > + "mediatek,mt8135-i2c"
> > > + "mediatek,mt8173-i2c"
> > > - reg: physical base address of the controller and dma base, length of memory
> > > mapped region.
> > > - interrupts: interrupt number to the cpu.
> > > --
> > > 1.7.9.5
> > >
>
>
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