[PATCH] powerpc: #address-cells & #size-cells properties not inherited

Mark A. Greer mgreer at mvista.com
Fri Jan 4 02:32:56 EST 2008

On Wed, Jan 02, 2008 at 07:46:40PM -0600, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Wed, 2 Jan 2008 17:07:50 -0700
> "Mark A. Greer" <mgreer at mvista.com> wrote:
> > From: Mark A. Greer <mgreer at mvista.com>
> > 
> > Fix error in booting-without-of.txt that indicates that a node can inherit
> > its #address-cells and #size-cells definitions from its parent's parent.
> > This is not correct and the latest dtc enforces it.
> I'm lazy so I haven't checked myself, but by "latest dtc" does that
> mean the DTC that's in the kernel now?
> Things are going to be fun when we start saying generic things like
> "latest DTC".  And when upstream DTC gets new features or enforcements,
> we'll have to have all the in-kernel DTS files patched up when that
> version of DTC gets merged in-kernel.  Just something to keep in mind
> as we move along.

Yeah, I thought about that last night, actually.
I think I'll just change that sentence to "This is not correct."

Avoid the issue :)


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