Re: [PATCH 1/2] of: base: add support to get machine model name
From: Rob Herring
Date: Fri Nov 18 2016 - 09:47:00 EST
On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 03:32:54PM +0000, Sudeep Holla wrote:
> Currently platforms/drivers needing to get the machine model name are
> replicating the same snippet of code. In some case, the OF reference
> counting is either missing or incorrect.
> This patch adds support to read the machine model name either using
> the "model" or the "compatible" property in the device tree root node
> to the core OF/DT code.
> This can be used to remove all the duplicate code snippets doing exactly
> same thing later.
> Cc: Rob Herring <robh+dt@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Frank Rowand <frowand.list@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla@xxxxxxx>
> drivers/of/base.c | 32 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> include/linux/of.h | 6 ++++++
> 2 files changed, 38 insertions(+)
> Hi Rob,
> It would be good if we can target this for v4.10, so that we have no
> dependencies to push PATCH 2/2 in v4.11