[Gta04-owner] [PATCH 0/3] tty slave device support - version 3.

Peter Hurley peter at hurleysoftware.com
Wed May 6 14:05:59 CEST 2015


On 05/06/2015 07:50 AM, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> No, I am not playing devil’s advocate (which would imply that I am doing this
> for fun to tease the dog), but I feel I have to be the advocate of future board
> designers who want to easily import an existing board DT and overwrite device
> tree nodes to describe design changes, i.e. what slave device is connected to
> which uart.

I dont' see a big distinction at the DTS source level, so your concern is wrt
binary dtbs?

> At least in this regard, the alternatives are really differently easy to handle.
> 
> And, the alternatives have some influence how a tty driver and a slave device
> driver is designed. So that is for me the root question, before discussing (some)
> implementation details.

I would expect _no_ impact on the tty driver; have I overlooked something?

Regards,
Peter Hurley



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