Re: [PATCH 2/2] of: remove /proc/device-tree

From: Grant Likely
Date: Wed Mar 20 2013 - 17:38:29 EST

On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 2:57 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt
<benh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-03-20 at 14:51 +0000, Grant Likely wrote:
>> The same data is now available in sysfs, so we can remove the code
>> that exports it in /proc and replace it with a symlink to the sysfs
>> version.
>> Tested on versatile qemu model and mpc5200 eval board. More testing
>> would be appreciated.
> NAK. It should at the very least be a CONFIG option for a while before
> completely switching over.

I'll modify patch 1 to create the symlink if CONFIG_PROC_DEVICETREE is
not set. After the first patch can be applied we can leave it for a
release or two before applying the second.

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