[PATCH 1/4] arm: dts: am335x-boneblack: Extract common config

Tom Rini trini at konsulko.com
Thu Jun 17 14:27:55 CEST 2021

On Thu, Jun 17, 2021 at 11:31:56AM +0100, Paul Barker 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.

Adding in Lokesh.  It would be really good to get as many of these files
back in sync again as possible and then keep them in sync periodically.
As I don't think there's been any breaking fixes in the dts files again,
there shouldn't be any problems.

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