Re: [RFC PATCH 0/5] device property: Introducing software nodes
From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Tue Oct 16 2018 - 04:55:17 EST
On Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 10:40 AM Heikki Krogerus
> On Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 09:36:33AM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 9:35 AM Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Fri, Oct 12, 2018 at 1:39 PM Heikki Krogerus
> > > <heikki.krogerus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > > To continue the discussion started by Dmitry , this is my proposal
> > > > that I mentioned in my last mail. In short, the idea is that instead
> > > > of trying to extend the support for the currently used struct
> > > > property_set, I'm proposing that we introduce a completely new,
> > > > independent type of fwnode, and replace the struct property_set with
> > > > it. I'm calling the type "software node" here.
> > >
> > > I'm a big fan of this approach.
> > > Acked-by: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > > for all patches.
> > >
> > > I don't know who can finally review and merge this though,
> > > I guess Rafael?
> > Yes, that would be me. :-)
> > I no one speaks up against them, I'll pick them up.
> Let me send a final version of these.
> I need to add one more patch to the series where I remove an extra
> device_remove_properties() call from platform_device_del().
> It's unnecessary in any case as device_del() calls
> device_remove_properties() for every device, but as the properties are
> removed there before the device is removed, we're unable to deduct
> the final ref count in the "remove" platform notification since our
> node is no longer bind to the device.
OK, I'll wait for an update, then.