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Date:   Tue, 5 Oct 2021 10:39:36 +0100
From:   "Russell King (Oracle)" <linux@...linux.org.uk>
To:     Sean Anderson <sean.anderson@...o.com>
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>,
        Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@...il.com>,
        Rob Herring <robh@...nel.org>, devicetree@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC net-next PATCH 01/16] dt-bindings: net: Add pcs property

On Mon, Oct 04, 2021 at 03:15:12PM -0400, Sean Anderson wrote:
> Add a property for associating PCS devices with ethernet controllers.
> Because PCS has no generic analogue like PHY, I have left off the
> -handle suffix.

For PHYs, we used to have phy and phy-device as property names, but the
modern name is "phy-handle". I think we should do the same here, so I
would suggest using "pcs-handle".

We actually already have LX2160A platforms using "pcs-handle", (see
Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/fsl,qoriq-mc-dpmac.yaml) so we're
in danger of ending up with multiple property names describing the same
thing.

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