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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4] of: remove *phandle properties from expanded device tree
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Hi Rob,

Please do not apply this patch series.

The more context I look at, the less this approach seems good.

I hope to have a simpler version completed quickly.

Thanks,

- Frank


On 04/14/17 20:58, Frank Rowand wrote:
> Hi Stephen,
>
> I left you off the distribution list, sorry...
>
> On 04/14/17 20:55, frowand.list@gmail.com wrote:
>> From: Frank Rowand <frank.rowand@sony.com>
>>
>> Remove "phandle" and "linux,phandle" properties from the internal
>> device tree. The phandle will still be in the struct device_node
>> phandle field.
>>
>> This is to resolve the issue found by Stephen Boyd [1] when he changed
>> the type of struct property.value from void * to const void *. As
>> a result of the type change, the overlay code had compile errors
>> where the resolver updates phandle values.
>>
>> [1] http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1702.1/04160.html
>>
>> Patch 1 is the phandle related changes.
>>
>> Patches 2 - 4 are minor fixups for issues that became visible
>> while implementing patch 1.
>>
>> Frank Rowand (4):
>> of: remove *phandle properties from expanded device tree
>> of: make __of_attach_node() static
>> of: be consistent in form of file mode
>> of: detect invalid phandle in overlay
>>
>> drivers/of/base.c | 53 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
>> drivers/of/dynamic.c | 31 ++++++++++++++++-------------
>> drivers/of/fdt.c | 40 ++++++++++++++++++++++---------------
>> drivers/of/of_private.h | 1 -
>> drivers/of/overlay.c | 8 +++++---
>> drivers/of/resolver.c | 23 +--------------------
>> include/linux/of.h | 1 +
>> 7 files changed, 97 insertions(+), 60 deletions(-)

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