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Date:	Wed, 19 Dec 2012 09:58:18 -0700
From:	Stephen Warren <swarren@...dotorg.org>
To:	Laxman Dewangan <ldewangan@...dia.com>
CC:	Grant Likely <grant.likely@...retlab.ca>,
	"alan@...ux.intel.com" <alan@...ux.intel.com>,
	"gregkh@...uxfoundation.org" <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
	"jslaby@...e.cz" <jslaby@...e.cz>,
	"rob.herring@...xeda.com" <rob.herring@...xeda.com>,
	"devicetree-discuss@...ts.ozlabs.org" 
	<devicetree-discuss@...ts.ozlabs.org>,
	"linux-doc@...r.kernel.org" <linux-doc@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-serial@...r.kernel.org" <linux-serial@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-tegra@...r.kernel.org" <linux-tegra@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] serial: tegra: add serial driver

On 12/19/2012 07:15 AM, Laxman Dewangan wrote:
> On Wednesday 19 December 2012 06:31 PM, Grant Likely wrote:
>> On Mon, 17 Dec 2012 14:31:34 -0700, Stephen
>> Warren<swarren@...dotorg.org>  wrote:
>>> On 12/17/2012 10:10 AM, Grant Likely wrote:
>>>> On Mon, 17 Dec 2012 17:40:49 +0530, Laxman
>>>> Dewangan<ldewangan@...dia.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>> Aren't we still supposed to support platform data so that it can
>>> override what's in DT in order to fix up bad DTs? Or, has that
>>> requirement been dropped. If it has, we can drop a bunch of code from a
>>> variety of Tegra-specific drivers, I expect.
>> Do you have an actual user for this? If not, then don't borrow trouble.
>> Just drop it. Things like platform_data can always be added later only
>> if it is needed.
> 
> Currently all our board supports DT. we are not using any driver
> instantiated by board files.
> I will remove the platform data for current patch and if it is require
> then will add later with reasoning.
> 
> Hope this will be fine with Stephen also so that  this basic patch can
> be included into tree soon.

I'm fine with it; it's just a change in policy that hadn't been
communicated before.

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