[alsa-devel] [PATCH 6/6] ASoC: fsl: check property 'compatible' for the machine name

Timur Tabi timur at freescale.com
Fri Feb 24 17:30:05 CET 2012

Mark Brown wrote:
> The ARM machines really shouldn't be using the bindings that PowerPC is
> using for the machine as they conflate the machine driver with the SSI
> binding.  The idiom for new systems is that machine drivers should be
> first class devices in the device tree referencing the SSI and CODEC.

Where is this documented?

I don't remember participating in the discussion for this new binding.

> The current bindings should be preserved for existing systems of course.

There's no reason we can't update the PowerPC device trees.

Timur Tabi
Linux kernel developer at Freescale

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