[alsa-devel] [PATCH] ASoC: Add device tree binding for WM8753

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Fri Aug 12 08:07:24 CEST 2011

On Thu, 2011-08-11 at 22:57 -0700, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 01:41:22PM +0900, Mark Brown wrote:

> > You tend to find that in a lot of systems only need a subset of the
> > platform data - some of it can get pretty esoteric - or perhaps none at
> > all so they'll be able to run happily even if not everything can be
> > configured via the device tree.

> That is why I said "devices that can't be adequately expressed". If we
> can have bindings that satisfy majority of users then of course DT
> handling code is more than welcome.

You seemed to be suggesting that devices that have platform data that
can't be expressed aren't worth adding DT support to - my point was that
the value is more dependant on the system needs than on the full feature
set that a driver can express.

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