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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] of: dynamic: restrict overlay by targets
On Mon, Dec 04, 2017 at 11:18:49AM -0800, Moritz Fischer wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 04, 2017 at 01:13:55PM -0600, Alan Tull wrote:
> > Restrict which nodes are valid targets for a DT overlay.
> >
> > Add a flag bit to struct device_node allowing nodes to be marked as
> > valid target for overlays.
> >
> > A driver that is always intended to handle DT overlays can
> > enable overlays by calling a function for its DT node.
> >
> > For individual nodes that need to be opened up for a specific use,
> > adding the property "overlay-allowed" enables overlays targeting
> > that node. I'll need to document the DT property, not sure where
> > specifically. New file bindings/overlay.txt?
> >
> > This patchset differs from the RFC:
> > * Added a flag bit and got rid of the whitelist
> > * Renamed the functions that enable a node
> > * Added a DT property
> >
> > Alan Tull (2):
> > of: overlay: add flag enabling overlays and enable fpga-region
> > overlays
> > of: dynamic: add overlay-allowed DT property
>
> I think [1/2] and [2/2] are backwards order. If applied like this,
> it won't work. [1/2] uses stuff that gets added in [2/2]

Ignore that, my mailclient is being funny.

Moritz
>
> >
> > drivers/fpga/of-fpga-region.c | 4 ++++
> > drivers/of/base.c | 4 ++--
> > drivers/of/dynamic.c | 3 +++
> > drivers/of/fdt.c | 3 +++
> > drivers/of/of_private.h | 2 ++
> > drivers/of/overlay.c | 26 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > include/linux/of.h | 19 +++++++++++++++++++
> > 7 files changed, 59 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> >
> > --
> > 2.7.4
> >
>
> Moritz


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