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Date:	Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:25:52 +0100
From:	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>
To:	Javier Martinez Canillas <javier.martinez@...labora.co.uk>
Cc:	"devicetree@...r.kernel.org" <devicetree@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"broonie@...nel.org" <broonie@...nel.org>,
	"jason@...edaemon.net" <jason@...edaemon.net>,
	"grant.likely@...aro.org" <grant.likely@...aro.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/1] Documentation: dt-bindings: Explain order in
 patch series

On Thu, Oct 09, 2014 at 07:24:07PM +0100, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
> When posting a patch series that includes both code implementing a
> Device Tree binding and its associated documentation, the DT docs
> should come in the series before the implementation.
> 
> This not only avoids checkpatch.pl to complain about undocumented
> bindings but also makes the review process easier.
> 
> Document this convention since it may not be obvious.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Javier Martinez Canillas <javier.martinez@...labora.co.uk>

Following the discussion around [1], this makes sense to me, so:

Acked-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>

Mark.

[1] http://lkml.kernel.org/r/54356666.4090003@collabora.co.uk

> ---
> 
> Changes since v1:
>  - Small typo error, sorry for the noise.
> 
>  Documentation/devicetree/bindings/submitting-patches.txt | 3 +++
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/submitting-patches.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/submitting-patches.txt
> index 042a027..b7ba01a 100644
> --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/submitting-patches.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/submitting-patches.txt
> @@ -12,6 +12,9 @@ I. For patch submitters
>  
>         devicetree@...r.kernel.org
>  
> +  3) The Documentation/ portion of the patch should come in the series before
> +     the code implementing the binding.
> +
>  II. For kernel maintainers
>  
>    1) If you aren't comfortable reviewing a given binding, reply to it and ask
> -- 
> 2.1.0
> 
> 
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