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Date:   Wed, 29 Nov 2017 04:20:27 -0500
From:   Frank Rowand <frowand.list@...il.com>
To:     Alan Tull <atull@...nel.org>, Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
        Pantelis Antoniou <pantelis.antoniou@...sulko.com>
Cc:     Moritz Fischer <mdf@...nel.org>, devicetree@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-fpga@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC 0/2] of: Add whitelist

On 11/27/17 15:58, Alan Tull wrote:
> Here's a proposal for a whitelist to lock down the dynamic device tree.
> 
> For an overlay to be accepted, all of its targets are required to be
> on a target node whitelist.
> 
> Currently the only way I have to get on the whitelist is calling a
> function to add a node.  That works for fpga regions, but I think
> other uses will need a way of having adding specific nodes from the
> base device tree, such as by adding a property like 'allow-overlay;'
> or 'allow-overlay = "okay";' If that is acceptable, I could use some
> advice on where that particular code should go.
> 
> Alan
> 
> Alan Tull (2):
>   of: overlay: add whitelist
>   fpga: of region: add of-fpga-region to whitelist
> 
>  drivers/fpga/of-fpga-region.c |  9 ++++++
>  drivers/of/overlay.c          | 73 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  include/linux/of.h            | 12 +++++++
>  3 files changed, 94 insertions(+)
> 

The plan was to use connectors to restrict where an overlay could be applied.
I would prefer not to have multiple methods for accomplishing the same thing
unless there is a compelling reason to do so.

-Frnank

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