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Date:	Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:59:10 -0800
From:	Olof Johansson <olof@...om.net>
To:	Matt Porter <mporter@...aro.org>
Cc:	Sherman Yin <syin@...adcom.com>, Mark Brown <broonie@...nel.org>,
	Heiko Stübner <heiko@...ech.de>,
	Pawel Moll <pawel.moll@....com>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>,
	Stephen Warren <swarren@...dotorg.org>,
	Ian Campbell <ijc+devicetree@...lion.org.uk>,
	Rob Landley <rob@...dley.net>,
	Christian Daudt <bcm@...thebug.org>,
	Russell King <linux@....linux.org.uk>,
	Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@...aro.org>,
	Grant Likely <grant.likely@...aro.org>,
	"devicetree@...r.kernel.org" <devicetree@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-doc@...r.kernel.org" <linux-doc@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	bcm-kernel-feedback-list@...adcom.com,
	"linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org" 
	<linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] pinctrl: Rename Broadcom Capri pinctrl driver

On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 5:35 PM, Matt Porter <mporter@...aro.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 04:59:35PM -0800, Olof Johansson wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 2:38 PM, Sherman Yin <syin@...adcom.com> wrote:
>> > To be consistent with other Broadcom drivers, the Broadcom Capri pinctrl
>> > driver and its related CONFIG option are renamed to bcm281xx.
>> >
>> > Devicetree compatible string and binding documentation use
>> > "brcm,bcm11351-pinctrl" to match the machine binding here:
>> > Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/bcm/bcm11351.txt
>> >
>> > This driver supports pinctrl on BCM11130, BCM11140, BCM11351, BCM28145
>> > and BCM28155 SoCs.
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Sherman Yin <syin@...adcom.com>
>> > Reviewed-by: Matt Porter <mporter@...aro.org>
>> > ---
>> >  ...capri-pinctrl.txt => brcm,bcm11351-pinctrl.txt} |    8 +-
>> >  arch/arm/boot/dts/bcm11351.dtsi                    |    2 +-
>> >  arch/arm/configs/bcm_defconfig                     |    2 +-
>> >  drivers/pinctrl/Kconfig                            |    8 +-
>> >  drivers/pinctrl/Makefile                           |    2 +-
>> >  .../{pinctrl-capri.c => pinctrl-bcm281xx.c}        | 1521 ++++++++++----------
>> >  6 files changed, 775 insertions(+), 768 deletions(-)
>> >  rename Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pinctrl/{brcm,capri-pinctrl.txt => brcm,bcm11351-pinctrl.txt} (98%)
>> >  rename drivers/pinctrl/{pinctrl-capri.c => pinctrl-bcm281xx.c} (25%)
>> >
>> > diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pinctrl/brcm,capri-pinctrl.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pinctrl/brcm,bcm11351-pinctrl.txt
>> > similarity index 98%
>> > rename from Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pinctrl/brcm,capri-pinctrl.txt
>> > rename to Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pinctrl/brcm,bcm11351-pinctrl.txt
>> > index 9e9e9ef..c119deb 100644
>> > --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pinctrl/brcm,capri-pinctrl.txt
>> > +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pinctrl/brcm,bcm11351-pinctrl.txt
>> > @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
>> > -Broadcom Capri Pin Controller
>> > +Broadcom BCM281xx Pin Controller
>> >
>> >  This is a pin controller for the Broadcom BCM281xx SoC family, which includes
>> >  BCM11130, BCM11140, BCM11351, BCM28145, and BCM28155 SoCs.
>> > @@ -7,14 +7,14 @@ BCM11130, BCM11140, BCM11351, BCM28145, and BCM28155 SoCs.
>> >
>> >  Required Properties:
>> >
>> > -- compatible:  Must be "brcm,capri-pinctrl".
>> > +- compatible:  Must be "brcm,bcm11351-pinctrl"
>>
>> Since the original binding is queued for 3.14 (I believe?), if this
>> rename isn't merged for 3.14 then you will still need to accept the
>> old compatible string (binding). You can document it as deprecated,
>> but the driver needs to still probe with it.
>
> Linus had mentioned that he could take a rename in 3.14-rc for this
> driver which is really what we had in mind here. Since the binding
> doesn't become stable until 3.14 is actually released I was under the
> impression that this is ok without keeping a deprecated compatible
> string. I notice that Tomasz had comments about this type of situation
> in http://www.spinics.net/lists/devicetree/msg18010.html

Yes, if the rename goes in before the binding has been in one stable
release then we can make noncompatible changes. Which is why I said if
this isn't merged for 3.14, etc.


-Olof
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