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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 09/18] of: overlay: validate overlay properties #address-cells and #size-cells
On Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 07:37:29PM -0700, wrote:
> From: Frank Rowand <>
> If overlay properties #address-cells or #size-cells are already in
> the live devicetree for any given node, then the values in the
> overlay must match the values in the live tree.
> If the properties are already in the live tree then there is no
> need to create a changeset entry to add them since they must
> have the same value. This reduces the memory used by the
> changeset and eliminates a possible memory leak. This is
> verified by 12 fewer warnings during the devicetree unittest,
> as the possible memory leak warnings about #address-cells and

Still missing the rest...

And what about my other comments too?

> Signed-off-by: Frank Rowand <>
> ---
> Changes since v3:
> - for errors of an overlay changing the value of #size-cells or
> #address-cells, return -EINVAL so that overlay apply will fail
> - for errors of an overlay changing the value of #size-cells or
> #address-cells, make the message more direct.
> Old message:
> OF: overlay: ERROR: overlay and/or live tree #size-cells invalid in node /soc/base_fpga_region
> New message:
> OF: overlay: ERROR: changing value of /soc/base_fpga_region/#size-cells not allowed
> drivers/of/overlay.c | 42 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
> 1 file changed, 39 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

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