Re: [PATCH v1] device property: Get rid of union aliasing

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Thu Apr 26 2018 - 08:54:42 EST

On Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 01:23:56PM +0300, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> The commit
> 318a19718261 ("device property: refactor built-in properties support")
> went way too far and brought a union aliasing. Partially revert it here
> to get rid of union aliasing.

What is "union aliasing"? And why is it bad?

> Note, Apple properties support is still utilizing this trick.

So you are breaking something now?

What exactly is this fixing?

greg k-h