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Date:	Sat, 8 Mar 2014 11:59:48 +0000
From:	Russell King - ARM Linux <>
To:	Grant Likely <>
Cc:	Jean-Jacques Hiblot <>,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] dt: platform driver: Fill the resources before
	probe and defer if needed

On Sat, Mar 08, 2014 at 07:37:58AM +0000, Grant Likely wrote:
> I believe we already talked about the above test. This function must
> only process devices created by of_platform_populate(). Merely checking
> the of_node pointer is not a sufficient test because there are other
> paths in the kernel for creating platform_devices that might get a node
> pointer attached to it.

There definitely are: there are a number of platform device drivers
which create a new platform device structure, and copy the of_node
pointer across.

However, that's really sick code, and can result in the platform device
driver probing the device it just created... this practise should be

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