[PATCH] drm: rcar-du: Add r8a77980 support
geert at linux-m68k.org
Thu Sep 12 12:03:19 UTC 2019
On Thu, Sep 12, 2019 at 12:26 PM Kieran Bingham
<kieran.bingham+renesas at ideasonboard.com> wrote:
> (pulling in +Geert for his opinion on compatible string usages)
> On 12/09/2019 11:00, Sergei Shtylyov wrote:> Hello!
> > On 11.09.2019 22:25, Kieran Bingham wrote:
> >> Add direct support for the r8a77980 (V3H).
> >> The V3H shares a common, compatible configuration with the r8a77970
> >> (V3M) so that device info structure is reused.
> > Do we really need to add yet another compatible in this case?
> > I just added r8a77970 to the compatible prop in the r8a77980 DT. That's why
> > a patch like this one didn't get posted by me.
> It's not just about the compatible string for me here,
> There is no indication in the driver that it supports the r8a77980, and
> no comment in the driver to explain that the r8a77980 is shared by the
> This patch makes that explicit at the driver.
> Also - I am considering sending a patch (that I've already created
> anyway) to remove the r8a77970 reference from the
> arch/arm64/boot/dts/renesas/r8a77980.dtsi file.
> This is the *only* non r8a77980 reference in this file, so it seems very
> out of place.
> In fact more so than that - except for a seemingly glaring typo, that
> I'll investigate and send a patch for next, this is the *only* cross-soc
> compatible reference:
> for f in $files;
> soc=`basename $f .dtsi | sed 's/-.*//'`
> echo "F: $f soc: $soc";
> # Find all references to all socs, then hide 'this' soc
> grep r8a77 $f | grep -v $soc
This hides the complete line. So you better use e.g.
sed -e "s/$soc/soc/ig" $f | grep -i r8a
instead. No new offenders, though.
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