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SubjectRe: [RFC] Add of_path property for all devices with a node
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On Tue, 2014-11-18 at 15:18 +0000, Grant Likely wrote:
> >> So not much reactions here .. a bit more on IRC, where Olof
> suggested
> >> that rather than a file containing a path, we could use a symlink
> since
> >> the devtree is now in sysfs, so we can do relative links.
> >
> > +1 on this. That was part of the motivation to move DT into sysfs.
> >
> > Rob
>
> I had a patch that did exactly that. I wonder what happened to it...
>
> But regardless, as Frank said in his reply, this data is already in
> the uevent file for every device.

I sent a patch doing the symlink days ago.... I think it's still
valuable, the patch is triviall and the symlink is a lot easier to deal
with than parsing the uevent file.

Cheers,
Ben.




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