[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 00/17] atheros: checkpatch fixes
ryazanov.s.a at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 17:50:38 EDT 2014
2014-06-24 23:38 GMT+04:00 Florian Fainelli <florian at openwrt.org>:
> 2014-06-24 12:15 GMT-07:00 Daniel Gimpelevich
> <daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us>:
>> This is much appreciated, but what is really needed for upstream merge
>> is converting the target to device tree usage.
> Well, that is all debatable, Device Tree only makes sense if there are:
> - new platforms/SoCs variants/boards being productized
> - there is potential driver re-usability with another platform
> - there is code duplication in the existing code base
> I think AR231x has none of those, it's an End of Life platform, the
> code base has been mostly static and well know for a while, so I would
> argue that Device Tree should not be made a requirement here.
I fully agree with you. Device tree may be a nice feature, but for
these particular WiSoCs it is not so critical.
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