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Date:	Thu, 22 May 2014 15:23:21 +0530
From:	Sekhar Nori <nsekhar@...com>
To:	Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>, Pawel Moll <pawel.moll@....com>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>,
	Ian Campbell <ijc+devicetree@...lion.org.uk>,
	Kumar Gala <galak@...eaurora.org>
CC:	Peter Ujfalusi <peter.ujfalusi@...com>, <joelf@...com>,
	<arnd@...db.de>, <linux@....linux.org.uk>, <vinod.koul@...el.com>,
	<linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>,
	<linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, <linux-omap@...r.kernel.org>,
	<devicetree@...r.kernel.org>, <linux-doc@...r.kernel.org>,
	<tony@...mide.com>, <bcousson@...libre.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 09/13] dt/bindings: ti,edma: Remove redundant properties
 from documentation

On Monday 19 May 2014 01:45 PM, Sekhar Nori wrote:
> + DT maintainers
> 
> On Friday 16 May 2014 05:47 PM, Peter Ujfalusi wrote:
>> From CCCFG register of eDMA3 we can get all the needed information for the
>> driver about the IP:
>> Number of channels: NUM_DMACH
>> Number of regions: NUM_REGN
>> Number of slots (PaRAM sets): NUM_PAENTRY
>> Number of TC/EQ: NUM_EVQUE
>>
>> The ti,edma-regions; ti,edma-slots and dma-channels in DT are
>> redundant since the very same information can be obtained from the HW.
>> The mentioned properties are deprecated.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Peter Ujfalusi <peter.ujfalusi@...com>
> 
> DT maintainers,
> 
> Can I get an ack on deprecation of these bindings? We are using hardware
> to detect the same properties so it should not cause any backward
> compatibility issue when moving to newer kernels while keeping the same DTB.
> 
> Link to last mail on this topic as part of v2 thread:
> 
> http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1405.1/05152.html

Ping. Sorry for being a pest, but this ack is the only thing holding
this series up. I would hate this series to miss the v3.16 deadline.

Thanks,
Sekhar

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