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

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On Tue, Mar 21, 2023 at 12:02:47PM +0300, Arınç ÜNAL wrote:
> On 21.03.2023 12:01, Krzysztof Kozlowski wrote:
> > On 21/03/2023 09:53, Arınç ÜNAL wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > I do not see how choosing one variant for compatibles having two
> > > > variants of prefixes, complicates things. Following this argument
> > > > choosing "ralink" also complicates!
> > > 
> > > The idea is to make every compatible string of MTMIPS to have the ralink
> > > prefix so it's not mediatek on some schemas and ralink on others. Simpler.
> > 
> > Which is an ABI break, so you cannot do it.
> No, both strings stay on the driver, it's the schemas that will only keep
> ralink.

But you are adding one of the strings to the driver, right? Still an ABI 
break, but only if you have an old kernel and new DT. That can be 
somewhat mitigated with a stable backport of the new id, but still an 
ABI break.


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