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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 11/20] reset: npcm: using syscon instead of device data
Hi Krzysztof,

I will make sure to add backward compatibility in the reset driver in
the next version.

Thanks,

Tomer


On Fri, 10 Jun 2022 at 12:53, Krzysztof Kozlowski
<krzysztof.kozlowski@linaro.org> wrote:
>
> On 09/06/2022 23:37, Tomer Maimon wrote:
> > Hi Krzysztof
> >
> > Sorry but I didn't ignore your comment.
> >
> > For not breaking exciting boards I add the following patch in V2
> > https://lore.kernel.org/linux-arm-kernel/20220608095623.22327-11-tmaimon77@gmail.com/
>
> No, it does not solve it.
> 1. Patchset goes via separate trees (DTS are always separate), so it is
> not bisectable. One of the branches/trees will have broken DTS.
>
> 2. All out of tree DTSes are broken. This is expressed as ABI and - with
> some reasonable exceptions - you should not break it.
> https://elixir.bootlin.com/linux/v5.19-rc1/source/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/ABI.rst
>
> You have to keep backwards compatibility, so parse/handle both versions
> of DTS.
>
>
> Best regards,
> Krzysztof

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