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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] media: dt: bindings: sunxi-ir: Add A64 compatible

I'm a bit late to the party, sorry for that.

On Sat, Jan 12, 2019 at 09:56:11AM +0800, Chen-Yu Tsai wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 12, 2019 at 1:30 AM Jernej Skrabec <> wrote:
> >
> > A64 IR is compatible with A13, so add A64 compatible with A13 as a
> > fallback.
> We ask people to add the SoC-specific compatible as a contigency,
> in case things turn out to be not so "compatible".
> To be consistent with all the other SoCs and other peripherals,
> unless you already spotted a "compatible" difference in the
> hardware, i.e. the hardware isn't completely the same, this
> patch isn't needed. On the other hand, if you did, please mention
> the differences in the commit log.

Even if we don't spot things, since we have the stable DT now, if we
ever had that compatible in the DT from day 1, it's much easier to
deal with.

I'd really like to have that pattern for all the IPs even if we didn't
spot any issue, since we can't really say that the datasheet are
complete, and one can always make a mistake and overlook something.

I'm fine with this version, and can apply it as is if we all agree.


Maxime Ripard, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
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