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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] of: change overlay apply input data from EDT to FDT
On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 3:42 PM, Rob Herring <> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 28, 2018 at 8:53 PM, <> wrote:
>> From: Frank Rowand <>
>> Move duplicating and unflattening of an overlay flattened devicetree
>> (FDT) into the overlay application code. To accomplish this,
>> of_overlay_apply() is replaced by of_overlay_fdt_apply().
>> The copy of the FDT (aka "duplicate FDT") now belongs to devicetree
>> code, which is thus responsible for freeing the duplicate FDT. The
>> caller of of_overlay_fdt_apply() remains responsible for freeing the
>> original FDT.
>> The unflattened device tree (aka expanded device tree, EDT) now
> Not really a fan of a new acronym.

FWIW, it has already sneaked in:

$ git grep -w EDT -- drivers/of
drivers/of/unittest.c: * will create pointers to the passed in FDT in the EDT.



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In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
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