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SubjectRe: [PATCH 08/22] regulator: Change ab8500 match names to reflect Device Tree
On 31/05/12 00:41, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 11:22:33PM +0800, Lee Jones wrote:
>> On 30/05/12 23:11, Mark Brown wrote:
>>>> vin-supply =<&db8500_vape_reg>;
>>>> vmmc-supply =<&ab8500_ldo_aux2_reg>;
>>> Oh, oops. This is going to be fun when someone puts down two of the
>>> same PMIC on a system...
>> What does that mean sorry?
> Lots of regulators are using this mechanism for identifying child nodes.
> If the node name is also used as a handle by other things to reference
> the regulator then if you have two PMICs of the same type DTC isn't
> going to be able to figure out which node you mean.

I haven't looked at the code yet, so I don't know the answer to this
question, but; aren't they protected by the compatible string? If not, I
think they should be. We shouldn't be parsing other platform's Device Trees.

Lee Jones
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