Re: DT parsing : duplicate name error

From: Grant Likely
Date: Wed Dec 03 2014 - 11:16:43 EST

On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 4:04 PM, Fabio Estevam <festevam@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 1:41 PM, Grant Likely <grant.likely@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> From a quick reading of the backlog, for some reason the new device is
>> getting assigned NULL as the device name in led_classdev_register().
>> Probably because led_cdev->name is set to NULL. The leds are getting
>> bound to the LED driver in gpio_led_probe() which is the non-DT path
>> for creating LED devices. That would mean there is pdata attached to
>> the LED device, but I haven't dug any farther than that. Really need
>> the bisect to narrow down what is going on.
> Ok, so this issue happens when two or more gpio-leds do not contain
> the 'label' property.
> 'label' is an optional property according to
> Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/common.txt:
> "Optional properties for child nodes:
> - label : The label for this LED. If omitted, the label is
> taken from the node name (excluding the unit address)."
> This works fine on 3.17.1 as we used to have this logic in leds-gpio:
> = of_get_property(child, "label", NULL) ? : child->name;
> ,but since commit a43f2cbbb009f96 ("leds: leds-gpio: Make use of
> device property API "), this is no longer true:
> + fwnode_property_read_string(child, "label", &;
> If 'label' is not present then both of the LEDs will have the same
> name and then the duplicate name error will happen.
> So we would need something like this:
> if (fwnode_property_present(child, "label"))
> fwnode_property_read_string(child, "label", &;
> else
> get the name from the child ---> This is what I am not sure how
> to do after the conversion to use fwnode_handle.

Ah, that makes sense. The device properties change needs to be
reworked/fixed up to have a DT specific part when the label property
is missing. Either that or the device properties API needs to gain the
ability to return the node name.

Rafael, Thoughts?

> On linux-next I am only able to get two LEDs without 'label' property
> to work if I do the following:
> git checkout a43f2cbbb009f96
> git revert a43f2cbbb009f96
> git revert 5c51277a9ab
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