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SubjectRe: [RFC/RFT][PATCH v2 2/7] driver core: Functional dependencies tracking support
On 9 September 2016 at 14:06, Mark Brown <broonie@kernel.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 09, 2016 at 10:25:30AM +0200, Ulf Hansson wrote:
>
>> BTW, as I am mostly working on DT based platforms, I guess we would
>> later on need to discuss with the DT maintainers how to describe
>> device links.
>
> I think the expectation had been that since DT tends to get right down
> to the hardware details we already have the information in there in
> order to use things so the problem becomes figuring out how/when we
> parse the existing bindings to tell the driver core about links.

I guess what we need from a functional point of view, is to be able to
first initialize all devices (device_initialize()) then add the
relevant device links before we add the devices (device_add()). That
seems like a piece of cake to fix. :-)

Kind regards
Uffe

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