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SubjectRe: [PATCH] regulator: of_get_regulation_constraints: Use node name as fallback
On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 10:28:27PM +0200, Lars-Peter Clausen wrote:
> On 09/23/2013 12:15 PM, Mark Brown wrote:
> >On Sun, Sep 22, 2013 at 12:47:34PM +0200, Lars-Peter Clausen wrote:
> >>If the "regulator-name" property is not present use the name of the devicetree
> >>node as a fallback.

> >You're not supposed to use the node name for anything, the goal is that
> >it's entirely ornamental noise. Which is a bit annoying but there we
> >are.

> Is this documented somewhere? I'd be interested in the rationale behind this.

I have no idea, I've not seen any documentation but that doesn't mean
there isn't any. My understanding is that the goal is to allow it to be
freely used by the DT author without consequence, though as you can
probably tell I'm not personally 100% behind this idea.
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