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SubjectRe: [v2 PATCH] dt-binding: usb: add usb-role-switch property
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On Tue, 2019-05-07 at 17:13 +0300, Heikki Krogerus wrote:
> On Tue, May 07, 2019 at 10:22:58AM +0800, Chunfeng Yun wrote:
> > diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/generic.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/generic.txt
> > index 0a74ab8dfdc2..f5a6ad053ecc 100644
> > --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/generic.txt
> > +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/generic.txt
> > @@ -30,6 +30,11 @@ Optional properties:
> > optional for OTG device.
> > - adp-disable: tells OTG controllers we want to disable OTG ADP, ADP is
> > optional for OTG device.
> > + - usb-role-switch: tells Dual-Role USB controllers we want to handle the role
> > + switch between host and device according to the state
> > + detected by the USB connector, typically for Type-C,
> > + Type-B(micro).
> > + see connector/usb-connector.txt.
>
> That does not look correct to me. Firstly, USB role switches are not
> always dual-role USB controllers.
Thanks for review, I look through some drivers, you are right, some phys
also switch the roles.

> Secondly, stating what determines
> the role irrelevant IMO.
>
> Since this is a boolean property, the description for it should simply
> explain what does it tell about the capabilities of the device that
> has it. The description should not make any assumptions about the
> users of the property, and since the property is a "generic" USB
> property, I'm not sure it should make any assumptions about the type
> of the device that has the property either. Also, I would really like
> the description to show the type of the property.
Ok I'll add it.

>
> Why not just say something like this:
>
> "Boolean property informing that the device is capable of assigning
> the USB data role (USB host or USB device) for a given USB connector."
will modify it.

>
>
> thanks,
>


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