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Date:   Sun, 04 Jun 2017 19:30:58 -0400 (EDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] mdio: mux: make child bus walking more
 permissive and errors more verbose

From: Jon Mason <>
Date: Wed, 31 May 2017 15:44:50 -0400

> If any errors are encountered while walking the device tree structure of
> the MDIO bus for children, the code may silently continue, silently
> exit, or throw an error and exit.  This make it difficult for device
> tree writers to know there is an error.  Also, it makes any error in a
> child entry of the MDIO bus be fatal for all entries.  Instead, we
> should provide verbose errors describing the error and then attempt to
> continue if it all possible.  Also, use of_mdio_parse_addr()
> Signed-off-by: Jon Mason <>

Looks good.  Every conversion from break to continue properly gets rid
of the child_bus_node release, and this new behavior matches what was
discussed a few weeks ago.

Applied, thanks.

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