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From: Jacek Anaszewski <jacek.anaszewski@gmail.com>
To: Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>
Cc: Jean-Jacques Hiblot <jjhiblot@ti.com>,
	Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>, Sebastian Reichel <sre@kernel.org>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>,
	Lee Jones <lee.jones@linaro.org>,
	Daniel Thompson <daniel.thompson@linaro.org>,
	Dan Murphy <dmurphy@ti.com>,
	Linux LED Subsystem <linux-leds@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	dri-devel <dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	Tomi Valkeinen <tomi.valkeinen@ti.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v9 4/5] dt-bindings: backlight: Add led-backlight binding
Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2019 20:31:40 +0200
Message-ID: <a0b161a3-afc7-a00f-2a22-79ebe360f2ad@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAL_JsqJLp65f6g2OG5uJPrcZ2uuc5cgREaiQ-AXeBp6reqvbkw@mail.gmail.com>

On 10/8/19 10:00 PM, Rob Herring wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 12:17 PM Jacek Anaszewski
> <jacek.anaszewski@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 10/8/19 5:00 PM, Rob Herring wrote:
>>> On Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 8:30 AM Jean-Jacques Hiblot <jjhiblot@ti.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Rob,
>>>>
>>>> On 08/10/2019 14:51, Jean-Jacques Hiblot wrote:
>>>>> Hi Rob,
>>>>>
>>>>> On 07/10/2019 18:15, Rob Herring wrote:
>>>>>> Please send DT bindings to DT list or it's never in my queue. IOW,
>>>>>> send patches to the lists that get_maintainers.pl tells you to.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Mon, Oct 7, 2019 at 7:45 AM Jean-Jacques Hiblot <jjhiblot@ti.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>> Add DT binding for led-backlight.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Jean-Jacques Hiblot <jjhiblot@ti.com>
>>>>>>> Reviewed-by: Daniel Thompson <daniel.thompson@linaro.org>
>>>>>>> Reviewed-by: Sebastian Reichel <sebastian.reichel@collabora.com>
>>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>>   .../bindings/leds/backlight/led-backlight.txt | 28
>>>>>>> +++++++++++++++++++
>>>>>>>   1 file changed, 28 insertions(+)
>>>>>>>   create mode 100644
>>>>>>> Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/backlight/led-backlight.txt
>>>>>> Please make this a DT schema.
>>>>>
>>>>> OK.
>>>>>
>>>>> BTW I used "make dt_binding_check" but had to fix a couple of YAMLs
>>>>> file to get it to work. Do you have a kernel tree with already all the
>>>>> YAML files in good shape ? Or do you want me to post the changes to
>>>>> devicetree@vger.kernel.org ?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> diff --git
>>>>>>> a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/backlight/led-backlight.txt
>>>>>>> b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/backlight/led-backlight.txt
>>>>>>> new file mode 100644
>>>>>>> index 000000000000..4c7dfbe7f67a
>>>>>>> --- /dev/null
>>>>>>> +++
>>>>>>> b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/backlight/led-backlight.txt
>>>>>>> @@ -0,0 +1,28 @@
>>>>>>> +led-backlight bindings
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> +This binding is used to describe a basic backlight device made of
>>>>>>> LEDs.
>>>>>>> +It can also be used to describe a backlight device controlled by
>>>>>>> the output of
>>>>>>> +a LED driver.
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> +Required properties:
>>>>>>> +  - compatible: "led-backlight"
>>>>>>> +  - leds: a list of LEDs
>>>>>> 'leds' is already used as a node name and mixing is not ideal.
>>
>> for the record: child node names (if that was what you had on mind)
>> have singular form 'led'.
> 
> I did actually grep this and not rely on my somewhat faulty memory:
> 
> $ git grep '\sleds {' | wc -l
> 463
> 
> These are mostly gpio-leds I think.

Indeed. So this is legacy, but common LED bindings have never stated
that. If should be OK to add leds property to common bindings with
proper description.

-- 
Best regards,
Jacek Anaszewski

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Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-07 12:44 [PATCH v9 0/5] Add a generic driver for LED-based backlight Jean-Jacques Hiblot
2019-10-07 12:44 ` [PATCH v9 1/5] leds: populate the device's of_node Jean-Jacques Hiblot
2019-10-07 12:44 ` [PATCH v9 2/5] leds: Add of_led_get() and led_put() Jean-Jacques Hiblot
2019-10-07 12:44 ` [PATCH v9 3/5] leds: Add managed API to get a LED from a device driver Jean-Jacques Hiblot
2019-10-13 12:09   ` Pavel Machek
2019-10-07 12:44 ` [PATCH v9 4/5] dt-bindings: backlight: Add led-backlight binding Jean-Jacques Hiblot
2019-10-07 16:15   ` Rob Herring
2019-10-08 12:51     ` Jean-Jacques Hiblot
2019-10-08 13:30       ` Jean-Jacques Hiblot
2019-10-08 15:00         ` Rob Herring
2019-10-08 17:17           ` Jacek Anaszewski
2019-10-08 17:17           ` Jacek Anaszewski
2019-10-08 20:00             ` Rob Herring
2019-10-09 18:31               ` Jacek Anaszewski [this message]
2019-10-08 14:52       ` Rob Herring
2019-10-07 12:44 ` [PATCH v9 5/5] backlight: add led-backlight driver Jean-Jacques Hiblot

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