|author||Sascha Hauer <email@example.com>||2021-11-17 07:36:09 +0100|
|committer||Sascha Hauer <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2021-11-17 07:36:09 +0100|
dts: update to v5.16-rc1
Signed-off-by: Sascha Hauer <email@example.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'dts/Bindings/writing-schema.rst')
1 files changed, 15 insertions, 14 deletions
diff --git a/dts/Bindings/writing-schema.rst b/dts/Bindings/writing-schema.rst
index 23d6579aea..ea21c72aeb 100644
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ Writing Devicetree Bindings in json-schema
Devicetree bindings are written using json-schema vocabulary. Schema files are
-written in a JSON compatible subset of YAML. YAML is used instead of JSON as it
+written in a JSON-compatible subset of YAML. YAML is used instead of JSON as it
is considered more human readable and has some advantages such as allowing
comments (Prefixed with '#').
@@ -22,16 +22,16 @@ $id
URI typically containing the binding's filename and path. For DT schema, it must
begin with "http://devicetree.org/schemas/". The URL is used in constructing
references to other files specified in schema "$ref" properties. A $ref value
- with a leading '/' will have the hostname prepended. A $ref value a relative
- path or filename only will be prepended with the hostname and path components
- of the current schema file's '$id' value. A URL is used even for local files,
- but there may not actually be files present at those locations.
+ with a leading '/' will have the hostname prepended. A $ref value with only a
+ relative path or filename will be prepended with the hostname and path
+ components of the current schema file's '$id' value. A URL is used even for
+ local files, but there may not actually be files present at those locations.
Indicates the meta-schema the schema file adheres to.
- A one line description on the contents of the binding schema.
+ A one-line description on the contents of the binding schema.
A DT specific property. Contains a list of email address(es)
@@ -45,8 +45,8 @@ description
Optional. A json-schema used to match nodes for applying the
- schema. By default without 'select', nodes are matched against their possible
- compatible string values or node name. Most bindings should not need select.
+ schema. By default, without 'select', nodes are matched against their possible
+ compatible-string values or node name. Most bindings should not need select.
Optional. A list of other schemas to include. This is used to
@@ -56,7 +56,8 @@ allOf
A set of sub-schema defining all the DT properties for the
binding. The exact schema syntax depends on whether properties are known,
- common properties (e.g. 'interrupts') or are binding/vendor specific properties.
+ common properties (e.g. 'interrupts') or are binding/vendor-specific
A property can also define a child DT node with child properties defined
@@ -81,23 +82,23 @@ Property Schema
The 'properties' section of the schema contains all the DT properties for a
binding. Each property contains a set of constraints using json-schema
-vocabulary for that property. The properties schemas are what is used for
+vocabulary for that property. The properties schemas are what are used for
validation of DT files.
-For common properties, only additional constraints not covered by the common
+For common properties, only additional constraints not covered by the common,
binding schema need to be defined such as how many values are valid or what
possible values are valid.
-Vendor specific properties will typically need more detailed schema. With the
+Vendor-specific properties will typically need more detailed schema. With the
exception of boolean properties, they should have a reference to a type in
schemas/types.yaml. A "description" property is always required.
-The Devicetree schemas don't exactly match the YAML encoded DT data produced by
+The Devicetree schemas don't exactly match the YAML-encoded DT data produced by
dtc. They are simplified to make them more compact and avoid a bunch of
boilerplate. The tools process the schema files to produce the final schema for
validation. There are currently 2 transformations the tools perform.
-The default for arrays in json-schema is they are variable sized and allow more
+The default for arrays in json-schema is they are variable-sized and allow more
entries than explicitly defined. This can be restricted by defining 'minItems',
'maxItems', and 'additionalItems'. However, for DeviceTree Schemas, a fixed
size is desired in most cases, so these properties are added based on the