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Date:	Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:52:15 +0200
From:	Arnd Bergmann <>
To:	Pankaj Dubey <>
Cc:,,, "'Alexander Shiyan'" <>,, "'Tomasz Figa'" <>,,,,,,,, "'Michal Simek'" <>,,
	"'Mark Brown'" <>,
	"'Boris BREZILLON'" <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] mfd: syscon: Decouple syscon interface from platform devices

On Tuesday 16 September 2014, Pankaj Dubey wrote:
> Hi Arnd,  Lee Jones,
> > On Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:15:27 +0530
> > Pankaj Dubey <> wrote:
> Any update on this patch. As already it has been tested on two DT based
> platforms.
> If you think that we can go ahead and break clps711x till it gets migrated
> over DT,
> then please ack this patch, or else if you have opinion to keep support for
> non-DT
> based drivers (clps711x) then I can post another patch keeping platform
> driver support
> for non-DT based platform. 

The rule is that we don't intentionally break things, so please post a
patch that keeps the existing platform driver there. Ideally we get a DT-only
clps711x for the merge window as well, and if that happens we can add another
patch on top to remove that syscon-pdev support again but then we will
have a bisectable kernel that works for every point inbetween.

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