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Date:   Fri, 31 Aug 2018 16:02:00 +0200
From:   Krzysztof Kozlowski <>
To:     Andi Shyti <>
        Bartłomiej Żołnierkiewicz 
        Marek Szyprowski <>,,,
        Chanwoo Choi <>,
        Seung Woo Kim <>,
        Inki Dae <>,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] dt-bindings: arm: Explicitly mark Samsung Exynos SoC
 as unstable

On Fri, 31 Aug 2018 at 13:18, Andi Shyti <> wrote:
> Hi Krzysztof,
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 08:02:05PM +0200, Krzysztof Kozlowski wrote:
> > Samsung Exynos SoCs and boards related bindings evolved since the initial
> > introduction, but initially the bindings were minimal and a bit incomplete
> > (they never described all the hardware modules available in the SoCs).
> > Since then some significant (not fully compatible) changes have been
> > already committed a few times (like gpio replaced by pinctrl, display ddc,
> > mfc reserved memory, some core clocks added to various hardware modules,
> > added more required nodes).
> >
> > On the other side there are no boards which have device tree embedded in
> > the bootloader. Device tree blob is always compiled from the kernel tree
> > and updated together with the kernel image.
> >
> > Thus to avoid further adding a bunch of workarounds for old/missing
> > bindings, make development of new platforms easier and allow to make
> > cleanup of the existing code and device tree files, lets mark some
> > Samsung Exynos SoC platform bindings as unstable. This means that
> > bindings can may change at any time and users should use the dtb file
>            ^^^^^^^
> you have a typo here, other than that I agree with the patch:
> Acked-by: Andi Shyti <>

Thanks for spotting this.


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