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Date:	Sat, 23 Aug 2014 21:50:11 +0200
From:	Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
To:	Olof Johansson <olof@...om.net>
Cc:	Andrew Bresticker <abrestic@...omium.org>,
	Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>,
	Kumar Gala <galak@...eaurora.org>,
	Ralf Baechle <ralf@...ux-mips.org>,
	David Daney <david.daney@...ium.com>,
	Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
	Linux-MIPS <linux-mips@...ux-mips.org>,
	Qais Yousef <qais.yousef@...tec.com>,
	Ian Campbell <ijc+devicetree@...lion.org.uk>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Pawel Moll <pawel.moll@....com>,
	John Crispin <blogic@...nwrt.org>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>,
	Jayachandran C <jchandra@...adcom.com>,
	Paul Burton <paul.burton@...tec.com>,
	James Hogan <james.hogan@...tec.com>,
	"devicetree@...r.kernel.org" <devicetree@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/7] MIPS: Move device-tree files to a common location

On Sat, Aug 23, 2014 at 8:31 AM, Olof Johansson <olof@...om.net> wrote:
>> > arch/arm/boot/dts/<vendor>/
>> >
>> > Is this something we should do for the MIPS and update the other architectures
>> > to follow that scheme?
>>
>> I recall reading that as well and that it would be adopted for ARM64,
>> but that hasn't seemed to have happened.  Perhaps Olof (CC'ed) will no
>> more.
>
> Yeah, I highly recommend having a directory per vendor. We didn't on ARM,
> and the amount of files in that directory is becoming pretty
> insane. Moving to a subdirectory structure later gets messy which is
> why we've been holding off on it.

It would mean we can change our scripts to operate on "interesting"
DTS files from

     do-something-with $(git grep -l $vendor, -- arch/arm/boot/dts)

to

    do-something-with arch/arm/boot/dts/$vendor/*

which is easier to type...

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                        Geert

--
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@...ux-m68k.org

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                                -- Linus Torvalds
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