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SubjectRe: [RESEND PATCH v3 2/2] serial: uartps: Change uart ID port allocation
Hi Michal,

On Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 1:42 PM Michal Simek <michal.simek@xilinx.com> wrote:
> For IPs which have alias algorightm all the time using that alias and
> minor number. It means serial20 alias ends up as ttyPS20.
>
> If alias is not setup for probed IP instance the first unused position is
> used but that needs to be checked if it is really empty because another
> instance doesn't need to be probed at that time. of_alias_get_alias_list()
> fills alias bitmap which exactly shows which ID is free.
> If alias pointing to different not compatible IP, it is free to use.
>
> cdns_get_id() call is placed below structure allocation to simplify
> error path.
>
> Signed-off-by: Michal Simek <michal.simek@xilinx.com>

JFTR, for sh-sci, I used a different approach, as all ports in the static DTB
can have an alias (if aliases are needed at all), and only DT overlays cannot
have them. Cfr. commit 7678f4c20fa7670f ("serial: sh-sci: Add support for
dynamic instances").

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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