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Date:   Wed, 6 Dec 2017 11:48:43 -0600
From:   "Andrew F. Davis" <afd@...com>
To:     Mark Brown <broonie@...nel.org>
CC:     Liam Girdwood <lgirdwood@...il.com>,
        Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
        Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>,
        BenoƮt Cousson <bcousson@...libre.com>,
        Tony Lindgren <tony@...mide.com>,
        <alsa-devel@...a-project.org>, <devicetree@...r.kernel.org>,
        <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 09/19] ASoC: tlv320aic31xx: Remove platform data

On 12/06/2017 11:30 AM, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 06, 2017 at 10:19:28AM -0600, Andrew F. Davis wrote:
>> On 12/06/2017 06:45 AM, Mark Brown wrote:
> 
>>> Then if you want to upstream the driver you'll have to add the platform
>>> data support again.  Like I say not all architectures have anything
>>> other than board files.
> 
>> Then they can try, but they will rightfully get nack'd and told to stop
>> using board files and use DT/ACPI. Most upstream architectures don't use
>> board files anymore anyway, so I doubt this will ever happen.
> 
> No.  To repeat, not all architectures use DT or ACPI.  Expecting someone
> to impelement DT or ACPI support for an entire architecture and try to
> bring the ecosystem for that architecture along in order to add machine
> support is obviously totally unreasonable.
> 

That would be unreasonable I agree, but it's also completely
hypothetical, as again, there are no in-tree users and most platforms
are DT/ACPI, so the odds of anyone needing it are next to nothing.

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