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From: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>
To: Sascha Hauer <s.hauer@pengutronix.de>
Cc: "Rob Herring" <robh+dt@kernel.org>,
	"Hongzhou Yang" <hongzhou.yang@mediatek.com>,
	"Matthias Brugger" <matthias.bgg@gmail.com>,
	"Sascha Hauer" <kernel@pengutronix.de>,
	"Pawel Moll" <pawel.moll@arm.com>,
	"Mark Rutland" <mark.rutland@arm.com>,
	"Ian Campbell" <ijc+devicetree@hellion.org.uk>,
	"Kumar Gala" <galak@codeaurora.org>,
	"Russell King" <linux@arm.linux.org.uk>,
	"Grant Likely" <grant.likely@linaro.org>,
	"Joe.C" <yingjoe.chen@mediatek.com>,
	"Heiko Stübner" <heiko@sntech.de>,
	"Catalin Marinas" <catalin.marinas@arm.com>,
	"Vladimir Murzin" <vladimir.murzin@arm.com>,
	"Ashwin Chaugule" <ashwin.chaugule@linaro.org>,
	"devicetree@vger.kernel.org" <devicetree@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org"
	<linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>,
	"huang eddie" <eddie.huang@mediatek.com>,
	dandan.he@mediatek.com, alan.cheng@mediatek.com,
	toby.liu@mediatek.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 2/3] dt-bindings: Add pinctrl bindings for mt65xx/mt81xx.
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:53:51 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CACRpkdYRrs2=gNM1XGSh1cSo5Pvx6iNLt4HjL6gdTqGPWYSRDw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20150113161614.GF23940@pengutronix.de>

On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 5:16 PM, Sascha Hauer <s.hauer@pengutronix.de> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 11:05:22AM +0100, Linus Walleij wrote:

>> > You often talk about ambiguities. Could you give an example what
>> > ambiguities you mean?
>>
>> What happened was this pins = ; arguments were sometimes
>> strings and sometimes integers, that becomes strange to handle
>> in code, ambiguous.
>
> I see. I like naming it 'pinmux' because that's what it is: pins and
> mux settings. A plain 'pinno' suggests that it contains only pin mubers,
> without mux setting. How about 'pin-no-mux'? We also could add an
> explicit "pins-are-numbered" property instead of distinguishing this
> by property names.

I kind of like this "pins-are-numbered" thing.

The other property for the pin, whether pinmux or pin-no-mux or
pin-num-and-mux etc is no such big deal, as long as it's
consistent and documented with the generic bindings.

Yours,
Linus Walleij

  parent reply	other threads:[~2015-01-16  9:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <1415709535-31515-1-git-send-email-hongzhou.yang@mediatek.com>
2014-11-18 16:24 ` [PATCH v3 0/3] Add Mediatek SoC Pinctrl/GPIO driver for MT8135 Sascha Hauer
     [not found] ` <1415709535-31515-3-git-send-email-hongzhou.yang@mediatek.com>
2014-11-27  8:44   ` [PATCH v3 2/3] dt-bindings: Add pinctrl bindings for mt65xx/mt81xx Linus Walleij
2014-11-27 10:18     ` Sascha Hauer
2014-11-28 16:12       ` Linus Walleij
2014-12-02 13:55         ` Sascha Hauer
2015-01-10 21:33           ` Linus Walleij
2015-01-12 12:22             ` Sascha Hauer
2015-01-13 10:05               ` Linus Walleij
2015-01-13 16:16                 ` Sascha Hauer
2015-01-13 16:24                   ` Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD
2015-01-16  9:53                   ` Linus Walleij [this message]
2015-01-16 10:23                     ` Yingjoe Chen
2015-01-20  9:45                       ` Linus Walleij
2015-01-26 15:57                         ` Sascha Hauer
2015-01-27 14:07                           ` Linus Walleij
     [not found] ` <1415709535-31515-2-git-send-email-hongzhou.yang@mediatek.com>
2014-11-27  9:14   ` [PATCH v3 1/3] ARM: mediatek: Add Pinctrl/GPIO driver for mt8135 Linus Walleij

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