Re: [PATCH 01/10] dt: bindings: clock: add mtmips SoCs clock device tree binding documentation

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On 21/03/2023 07:56, Sergio Paracuellos wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 21, 2023 at 7:43 AM Krzysztof Kozlowski
> <krzysztof.kozlowski@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 21/03/2023 07:38, Arınç ÜNAL wrote:
>>>>>> Ah, but indeed there are newer Mediatek MT6xxx and MT8xxx SoCs which are
>>>>>> ARM, so mediatek,mtmips-sysc would work.
>>>>> I can use 'mediatek,mtmips-sysc.yaml' as the name but compatibles will
>>>>> start with ralink. There are already some existent compatibles for
>>>>> mt762x already having ralink as prefix, so to be coherent ralink
>>>>> should be maintained as prefix.
>>>> The compatibles I mentioned start already with mediatek, so why do you
>>>> want to introduce incorrect vendor name for these?
>>> Can you point out where these compatible strings for mt7620 and mt7628 are?
>> git grep
> Not for *-sysc nodes. The only current one in use (from git grep):

We do not talk about sysc nodes at all. They do not matter.

> arch/mips/ralink/mt7620.c:      rt_sysc_membase =
> plat_of_remap_node("ralink,mt7620a-sysc");
> That's the reason I also used prefix ralink for the rest.
> Does it make sense to you to maintain this one as ralink,mt7620a-sysc
> and add the following with mediatek prefix?
> mediatek,mt7620-sysc
> mediatek,mt7628-sysc
> mediatek,mt7688-sysc
> That would be weird IMHO.

What exactly would be weird? Did you read the discussion about vendor
prefix from Arinc? mt7620 is not a Ralink product, so what would be
weird is to use "ralink" vendor prefix. This was never a Ralink. However
since there are compatibles using "ralink" for non-ralink devices, we
agreed not to change them.

These though use at least in one place mediatek, so the above argument
does not apply. (and before you say "but they also use ralink and
mediatek", it does not matter - it is already inconsistent thus we can
choose whatever we want and ralink is not correct).

Best regards,

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