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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 5/5] of/fdt: only store the device node basename in full_name
Hi Rob,

On Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 5:16 PM, Rob Herring <> wrote:
> With dependencies on a statically allocated full path name converted to
> use %pOF format specifier, we can store just the basename of node, and
> the unflattening of the FDT can be simplified.
> This commit will affect the remaining users of full_name. After
> analyzing these users, the remaining cases should only change some print
> messages. The main users of full_name are providing a name for struct
> resource. The resource names shouldn't be important other than providing
> /proc/iomem names.

I guess the plan is to get rid in a subsequent step of all calls to kbasename()
on a full name, which is now futile?




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In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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