[PATCH 0/4] Removing full paths from DT full_name

Rob Herring robh at kernel.org
Thu Jul 27 00:31:52 AEST 2017

On Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 9:20 AM, Frank Rowand <frowand.list at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Rob,
> On 07/25/17 14:44, Rob Herring wrote:
>> This series is the last steps to remove storing the full path for every
>> DT node. Instead, we can create full path strings dynamically as needed
>> with printf %pOF specifiers (commit ce4fecf1fe15). There are a number of
>> remaining direct users of full_name after this series. I don't believe
>> there should be any functional impact for those users with the change to
>> only the node name (+unit-address). The majority are for struct
>> resource.name. This should only affect /proc/iomem display.
> I added a new dependency on full_name in:
>   [PATCH v4 3/3] of: overlay: add overlay symbols to live device tree
> You don't need to fix that -- I knew the removal of full_name was coming
> and expected to adapt to that change when it came, so I'll take care of
> it.  It will probably take me two or three weeks to get to it, but that
> shouldn't be a big deal since the affected code is a new feature that
> is not yet used.

Indeed, I had fixed up the print statements, but missed that. Thanks
for the heads up.


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