|author||Sascha Hauer <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2014-04-25 11:22:32 +0200|
|committer||Sascha Hauer <email@example.com>||2014-04-28 09:08:46 +0200|
Add devicetree source files as of Linux-3.15-rc2
This adds the Linux dts files to barebox. The dts files are generated from Ian Campbells device-tree-rebasing.git: git://xenbits.xen.org/people/ianc/device-tree-rebasing.git The dts are found in dts/ in the barebox repository and will be updated from upstream regularly, probably for each upstream -rc. To keep the synchronization with upstream easy no changes to the original files are allowed under dts/. Instead changes to upstream dts files will be done using overlays in arch/$ARCH/dts/. Signed-off-by: Sascha Hauer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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+ Submitting devicetree (DT) binding patches
+I. For patch submitters
+ 0) Normal patch submission rules from Documentation/SubmittingPatches
+ 1) The Documentation/ portion of the patch should be a separate patch.
+ 2) Submit the entire series to the devicetree mailinglist at
+II. For kernel maintainers
+ 1) If you aren't comfortable reviewing a given binding, reply to it and ask
+ the devicetree maintainers for guidance. This will help them prioritize
+ which ones to review and which ones are ok to let go.
+ 2) For driver (not subsystem) bindings: If you are comfortable with the
+ binding, and it hasn't received an Acked-by from the devicetree
+ maintainers after a few weeks, go ahead and take it.
+ Subsystem bindings (anything affecting more than a single device)
+ then getting a devicetree maintainer to review it is required.
+ 3) For a series going though multiple trees, the binding patch should be
+ kept with the driver using the binding.
+ 0) Please see ...bindings/ABI.txt for details regarding devicetree ABI.
+ 1) This document is intended as a general familiarization with the process as
+ decided at the 2013 Kernel Summit. When in doubt, the current word of the
+ devicetree maintainers overrules this document. In that situation, a patch
+ updating this document would be appreciated.