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Date:	Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:17:06 +1100
From:	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@...nel.crashing.org>
To:	devicetree@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Rob Herring <robherring2@...il.com>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>, Olof Johansson <olof@...om.net>
Subject: Re: [RFC] Add of_path property for all devices with a node

On Fri, 2014-11-07 at 17:35 +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-11-07 at 17:33 +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> 
> > So I came up with this patch, 
> 
> And here is the actual patch, which might help :-) It's pretty trivial
> and small...

So not much reactions here .. a bit more on IRC, where Olof suggested
that rather than a file containing a path, we could use a symlink since
the devtree is now in sysfs, so we can do relative links.

That means keeping the legacy "devspec" files in the few places where
they exist, possibly behind a deprecated-default-y config option (though
we might never be able to deprecate them...), but there aren't many.

Any preference either way ?

Cheers,
Ben.


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