On 15/02/23 10:40, Alexandre Belloni wrote: > On 14/02/2023 20:28:05+0000, Chris Packham wrote: >> Hi Ibrahim, >> >> On 9/11/22 01:22, Ibrahim Tilki wrote: >>> Adding support for Analog Devices MAX313XX series RTCs. >>> >>> Signed-off-by: Ibrahim Tilki <Ibrahim.Tilki@xxxxxxxxxx> >>> Signed-off-by: Zeynep Arslanbenzer <Zeynep.Arslanbenzer@xxxxxxxxxx> >>> --- >>> drivers/rtc/Kconfig | 11 + >>> drivers/rtc/Makefile | 1 + >>> drivers/rtc/rtc-max313xx.c | 1070 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ >>> 3 files changed, 1082 insertions(+) >>> create mode 100644 drivers/rtc/rtc-max313xx.c >> What is the current state of this work? I see there are some comments on >> this v3 iteration from late last year and I couldn't find any newer >> iteration on any mailing list. We've got some new hardware arriving soon >> that will have the MAX31331 RTC and I'm keen to see this patch series >> land. Is there anything I can do to help it along? I can't be very >> specific about when I'll see the new hardware (who can these days), the >> last update was "boards are due in March". >> >> For the maintainers on the Cc list once the dust settles how would I get >> this supported in a LTS kernel (we're currently using the 5.15 series)? >> Or is totally out of the question because it's not just a new device id? > This will not happen, you will have to update to the next LTS (which you > should do anyway) I was afraid that was going to be the answer. We'll have to carry it as a local patch until there is a LTS version with the driver support we need in it.