Re: [PATCH v2] dt-bindings: interrupt-controller: loongson,liointc: Fix warnings about liointc-2.0

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On 30/08/2023 05:59, Jiaxun Yang wrote:
> 在 2023/8/25 20:56, Krzysztof Kozlowski 写道:
> [...]
>> How did you sneak this property? The version - v2 - which was reviewed
>> by Rob:
>> did not have it.
>> Now v3 suddenly appears with Rob's review and this property:
>> Please help me understand this property appeared there and how did you
>> get it reviewed?
> Hi all,
> It has been some years since this series was merged.
> My vague memory tells me there was some off-list discussion made in IRC with
> linux-arch folks and IRQ folks to come up with this binding design.

We would not suggest you property which in the name has underscores and
duplicates interrupt-map property.

> In this case I guess I forgot to drop Rob's R-b tag when updating this patch
> between reversions. I  apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

>>>                                                  <0xffffffff>, /* int1 */
>>>                                                  <0x00000000>, /* int2 */
>>>                                                  <0x00000000>; /* int3 */
>> So now you will keep bringing more hacks for a hacky property. No, this
>> cannot go on.
> What's the best way, in your opinion, to overhaul this property? As we don't
> really care backward compatibility of DTBs on those systems we can just 
> redesign it.

Deprecate the property in the bindings, allow driver to work with or
without it and finally drop it entirely from DTS.
> A little bit background about this property, LIOINTC can route a 
> interrupt to any of
> 4 upstream core interrupt pins. Downstream interrupt devicies should not 
> care about
> which pin the interrupt go but we want to leave a knob in devicetree for 
> performance
> tuning. So we designed such property that use masks corresponding to 
> each upsteam
> interrupt pins to tell where should a interrupt go.

Best regards,

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