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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 2/2] of: Make of_find_node_by_path() traverse /aliases for relative paths.
    On 03/08/2012 05:33 PM, Grant Likely wrote:
    > On Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:21:04 -0800, David Daney<> wrote:
    >> From: David Daney<>
    >> Currently all paths passed to of_find_node_by_path() must begin with a
    >> '/', indicating a full path to the desired node.
    >> Augment the look-up code so that if a path does *not* begin with '/',
    >> the path is used as the name of an /aliases property. The value of
    >> this alias is then used as the full node path to be found.
    >> Signed-off-by: David Daney<>
    > All the aliases are already decoded at boot time now. See
    > of_alias_scan(). Instead of open-coding this, you can add an
    > of_alias_lookup() function something like this (untested):

    After objections from davem, and a bit of thought, I already indicated
    on a different branch of this thread that we should drop this patch.

    I have improved my code so that it is no longer needed.

    David Daney

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