Re: [RFC] [PATCH] Device Tree on ARM platform

From: Jon Smirl
Date: Wed May 27 2009 - 15:14:10 EST

On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 3:08 PM, Scott Wood <scottwood@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I'm not talking about platform specific code, I'm talking about code to
> retrieve information about a device from the device tree.  There would not
> be separate instances of this for "platforms X, Y and Z", just one
> of_platform binding in each driver.  It's no different than having a
> platform bus binding, except in the data structures used.
> But to restate, having external glue to create platform devices from the
> device tree is fine if that's what you want to do.  We used to do that, but
> it was a pain compared to keeping everything in one place.  Your experience
> may differ.

Could 'struct platform_device' and 'struct of_platform_device" be
unified into a single structure? It's personal preference whether the
internal representation of the hardware is done via a device tree or
snippets of platform code, but do we need to have to different device

Jon Smirl
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