[Gta04-owner] [PATCH 0/4] UART slave device support - version 4

Pavel Machek pavel at ucw.cz
Fri Aug 28 09:02:02 CEST 2015


> we (the developers of the hardware) have proposed an alternative
> approach to Neil’s implementation - for the same device and solving
> the same problem (notifying tty open/close and uart activity to the
> slave device driver), but differently.
> See:
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2015/6/28/91
> Discussion has not yet settled on which approach is better. So your
> opinion of comparing both is welcome.

Actually, yes, discussion has settled, agreeing that phandle reference
for the uart is a bad idea, Nikolaus just refuses to listen to anyone,
asking "device tree maintainer opinion", and then just simply ignoring
it when he does not like it, and then making promises he did not keep.

Please don't stall patches just because of that.

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