[Letux-kernel] [PATCH v2 02/10] iio: document bindings for mounting matrices

Linus Walleij linus.walleij at linaro.org
Tue Jul 23 09:42:59 CEST 2019


Hi H. Nikolaus,

On Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 6:03 PM H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com> wrote:

> From: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij at linaro.org>

It is fair for you to change authorship to yourself at this point.
Just keeping my Signed-off-by is sufficient.

> The mounting matrix for sensors was introduced in
> commit dfc57732ad38 ("iio:core: mounting matrix support")
>
> However the device tree bindings are very terse and since this is
> a widely applicable property, we need a proper binding for it
> that the other bindings can reference. This will also be useful
> for other operating systems and sensor engineering at large.
>
> I think all 3D sensors should support it, the current situation
> is probably that the mounting information is confined in magic
> userspace components rather than using the mounting matrix, which
> is not good for portability and reuse.
>
> Cc: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij at linaro.org>
> Cc: Gregor Boirie <gregor.boirie at parrot.com>
> Cc: Sebastian Reichel <sre at kernel.org>
> Cc: Samu Onkalo <samu.onkalo at intel.com>
> Cc: devicetree at vger.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij at linaro.org>
> Signed-off-by: H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com>

Did this patch fall off somewhere? I think it's really neat, even in this
form it is great help for developers. If you want I can try picking up the
comments and resend it.

Linus Walleij


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