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Date:	Sun, 03 Nov 2013 07:22:10 +1100
From:	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>
To:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Cc:	NeilBrown <>, Grant Likely <>,
	Rob Herring <>,, lkml <>
Subject: Re: Strange location and name for platform  devices when
 device-tree is used.

On Sat, 2013-11-02 at 08:58 -0700, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> Just loop through all the platform devices before registering it to
> determine if you need to do this, the platform code can do this just
> fine.  If you try to register a duplicate name with the driver core,
> odds are it will complain loudly, so don't do that.

But that loop + registration is racy ... oh well, we might do something
better with Neil's idea of labels instead.


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