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SubjectRe: [PATCH 05.1/16] of:overlay: missing name, phandle, linux,phandle in new nodes
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On 10/11/18 12:33, Alan Tull wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 12:39 AM Frank Rowand <frowand.list@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> [resend of my messed up rejected email of a minute ago, sorry]
>
>>
>> On 10/10/18 14:03, Frank Rowand wrote:

< snip >

> I understand you're quite busy with all this, but I'm wondering
> whether it might be worth it go ahead and make the properties be
> kernel objects also at this point. That would be an improvement for
> the case of overlay properties added to non-overlay nodes, so the
> lifespan of the overlay property memory can be coupled with the
> properties kobj's instead of the node kobj's.
>
> Alan
>

That is one of the approaches that I am thinking about to handle
the potential memory leaks from those properties.

I'd like to make these changes in a step wise fashion, to let each
major change get some exposure and use before moving on to the
next step. Making properties into kernel objects would impact
a lot of code.

So not in this series. But thanks for thinking about it.

-Frank

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