Re: [RFC] Add of_path property for all devices with a node

From: Grant Likely
Date: Tue Nov 18 2014 - 10:18:56 EST

On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 2:06 PM, Rob Herring <robherring2@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Adding Grant.
> On Sun, Nov 9, 2014 at 11:17 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt
> <benh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Fri, 2014-11-07 at 17:35 +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2014-11-07 at 17:33 +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
>>> > So I came up with this patch,
>>> And here is the actual patch, which might help :-) It's pretty trivial
>>> and small...
>> So not much reactions here .. a bit more on IRC, where Olof suggested
>> that rather than a file containing a path, we could use a symlink since
>> the devtree is now in sysfs, so we can do relative links.
> +1 on this. That was part of the motivation to move DT into sysfs.
> Rob

I had a patch that did exactly that. I wonder what happened to it...

But regardless, as Frank said in his reply, this data is already in
the uevent file for every device.

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