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Date:	Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:19:17 +0200
From:	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <>
To:	Grant Likely <>
Cc:	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
	Arnd Bergmann <>,
	Mika Westerberg <>,
	ACPI Devel Maling List <>,
	Aaron Lu <>,,
	Linus Walleij <>,
	Alexandre Courbot <>,
	Dmitry Torokhov <>,
	Bryan Wu <>,
	Darren Hart <>,
	Mark Rutland <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 03/12] ACPI: Allow drivers to match using Device Tree compatible property

On Monday, October 20, 2014 04:05:01 PM Grant Likely wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:05:59 +0200
> , "Rafael J. Wysocki" <>
>  wrote:
> > From: Mika Westerberg <>
> > 
> > We have lots of existing Device Tree enabled drivers and allocating
> > separate _HID for each is not feasible. Instead we allocate special _HID
> > "PRP0001" that means that the match should be done using Device Tree
> > compatible property using driver's .of_match_table instead if the driver
> > is missing .acpi_match_table.
> (Not a critique of this patch, but merely a helpful comment; my previous
> ack remains intact) :-)
> It would be useful for the code to point at some document that describes
> the semantics of the PRP0001 binding.

Well, we need to create that document in the first place. :-)

I'd prefer to wait with that until the thing settles, however.


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