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    SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 0/1] Categorize ARM dts directory
    On Mon, Mar 28, 2022 at 02:09:14AM +0200, Ansuel Smith wrote:
    > Hi,
    > as the title say, the intention of this ""series"" is to finally categorize
    > the ARM dts directory in subdirectory for each oem.
    [...]
    > [1] https://gist.github.com/Ansuel/47c49925ee7ef4b1dd035afc74679ab5
    > [2] https://gist.github.com/Ansuel/19f61f1e583c49407ce35c10e770fbe0

    Nice idea, thank you!

    A few notes on categorization below.


    > create mode 100644 arch/arm/boot/dts/broadcom/Makefile
    > rename arch/arm/boot/dts/{ => broadcom}/bcm-cygnus-clock.dtsi (100%)

    Or maybe bcm instead of broadcom. Not sure which is preferred by
    Broadcom people.

    > create mode 100644 arch/arm/boot/dts/dove/Makefile
    > rename arch/arm/boot/dts/{ => dove}/dove-cm-a510.dtsi (100%)

    Arguably part of Marvell.

    > create mode 100644 arch/arm/boot/dts/edac/Makefile
    > rename arch/arm/boot/dts/{ => edac}/ecx-2000.dts (100%)
    > rename arch/arm/boot/dts/{ => edac}/ecx-common.dtsi (100%)
    > rename arch/arm/boot/dts/{ => edac}/highbank.dts (100%)

    Why edac?
    The most obvious name I can see here is calxeda.

    > create mode 100644 arch/arm/boot/dts/freescale/Makefile

    Freescale has been part of NXP for a while, so it might make sense to
    merge the freescale and nxp directories. I can't speak for
    NXP-the-company, so that's just my view as a bystander.

    > create mode 100644 arch/arm/boot/dts/kirkwood/Makefile

    The Kirkwood family should probably be sorted into Marvell.

    > create mode 100644 arch/arm/boot/dts/layerscape/Makefile
    > rename arch/arm/boot/dts/{ => layerscape}/ls1021a-moxa-uc-8410a.dts (100%)
    > rename arch/arm/boot/dts/{ => layerscape}/ls1021a-qds.dts (100%)
    > rename arch/arm/boot/dts/{ => layerscape}/ls1021a-tsn.dts (100%)
    > rename arch/arm/boot/dts/{ => layerscape}/ls1021a-twr.dts (100%)
    > rename arch/arm/boot/dts/{ => layerscape}/ls1021a.dtsi (100%)

    The Layerscape family is part of Freescale/NXP.

    > create mode 120000 arch/arm/boot/dts/nxp/armv7-m.dtsi

    armv7-m.dtsi is a bit confusing, because it contains a few devices at
    fixed addresses, so it looks vendor-specific at a first glance into the
    file. However, if it is actually as vendor-neutral as the name implies,
    I think it should live dts/ directly, rather than in vendor
    subdirectories.

    > rename arch/arm/boot/dts/{ => nxp}/lpc18xx.dtsi (100%)

    Here we have the NXP LPCxxxx family, which is AFAIK unrelated to the
    i.MX family (and thus the bulk of the Freescale legacy).

    > create mode 100644 arch/arm/boot/dts/vybrid/Makefile

    Vybrid is another chip family of NXP, with a good deal of Freescale
    legacy in it as evidenced by the "fsl," prefix in the devicetrees.



    Thanks,
    Jonathan
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