[PATCH 1/4] arm: dts: am335x-boneblack: Extract common config
paul.barker at sancloud.com
Thu Jun 17 12:49:00 CEST 2021
On Thu, 17 Jun 2021 11:35:16 +0100
Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 17, 2021 at 11:32 AM Paul Barker
> <paul.barker at sancloud.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 17 Jun 2021 11:05:46 +0100
> > Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On Thu, Jun 17, 2021 at 10:03 AM Paul Barker
> > > <paul.barker at sancloud.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Configuration which is shared between the BeagleBone Black and
> > > > derivative boards like the Sancloud BeagleBone Enhanced (BBE) is
> > > > moved to a common dtsi file to prevent duplication.
> > >
> > > Are these being sent upstream to the linux kernel?
> > The upstream kernel already has am335x-boneblack-common.dtsi and
> > am335x-sancloud-bbe.dts files, since 2016 and 2018 respectively. As
> > these files fell out of sync over 4 years ago I've assumed there is
> > no need to keep them in sync. We could try to resync things but
> > that would lead to an unnecessary risk of breakage, I don't have
> > every BeagleBone Black derivative board on hand to fully test such
> > a resync.
> So are the changes above in the Linux kernel already? Or this diverge
> them even more?
These changes reduce the difference a little.
Principal Software Engineer
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