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Date:   Thu, 21 Dec 2017 11:36:09 -0800
From:   Stephen Boyd <sboyd@...eaurora.org>
To:     Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson@...aro.org>,
        Rob Herring <robh@...nel.org>
Cc:     Chris Lew <clew@...eaurora.org>, andy.gross@...aro.org,
        david.brown@...aro.org, aneela@...eaurora.org,
        linux-arm-msm@...r.kernel.org, linux-remoteproc@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-soc@...r.kernel.org, devicetree@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/6] dt-bindings: soc: qcom: Add label for GLINK bindings

On 12/20/2017 05:35 PM, Bjorn Andersson wrote:
> On Wed 20 Dec 10:30 PST 2017, Rob Herring wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 02:02:09PM -0800, Chris Lew wrote:
>>> Add a label property to identify the edge this node represents.
>> Why does a user need to know this?
>>
> We have multiple remoteproc instances, each one having one or more
> associated SMD or GLINK links (this node), exposing logical
> communication channels. Some of these logical channels are exposed to
> user space and we need a way to distinguish them there.
>
> In the current implementation of SMD this value goes straight into an
> sysfs attribute that we can use when writing udev rules and for the DIAG
> implementation to pair up channels related to the same remoteproc. This
> adds the equivalent information for glink-backed channels.
>
>
> I'm therefor in favor of picking this patch.

Please add these details to the commit log. Just writing what the patch
is doing isn't very helpful.

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