Thanks for the feedback.
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4.19.y-cip 01/12] arm64: dts: renesas: r8a774a1-hihope-
rzg2m[-ex/-ex-idk-1110wr]: Rename HiHope RZ/G2M boards
Ok, so this is anti-social:
-dtb-$(CONFIG_ARCH_R8A774A1) += r8a774a1-hihope-rzg2m.dtbThis renames dts away, but at the end of series, new dts is created
+dtb-$(CONFIG_ARCH_R8A774A1) += r8a774a1-hihope-rzg2m-rev2.dtb
with the r8a774a1-hihope-rzg2m.dts name, but this time it is for rev4 (not
SoC/board as the main SoC/Board and rest are with explicit revision in
Yes, that is true. But if you agree, We need to use our latest/greatest
So... people with rev2 boards and existing build script will get rev4 dts..
without any error.
I believe it would be better to always use explicit revision in these cases;
anything else is fairly confusing, as kernel update breaks your setup (aka a
Now, if -rev2 had few copies, and people really have -rev4, there will not be
much breakage. But imagine if rare -rev5 is released in future...
But mainline already made the choice. I'd just prefer not making same choice
Now, what to do here? One way would be to apply a series, but add a
README.cip file explaining incompatible change (and any future stuff people
need to know).
OK. Either README.cip or " by including more information on the reference hardware and test information on CIP wiki." as suggested by Nobuhiro.
Please let us know, How do we want to proceed?
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