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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] drivers: base: swnode: link devices to software nodes
On Sat, Jul 13, 2019 at 9:53 AM Dmitry Torokhov
<> wrote:

> It is helpful to know what device, if any, a software node is tied to, so
> let's store a pointer to the device in software node structure. Note that
> children software nodes will inherit their parent's device pointer, so we
> do not have to traverse hierarchy to see what device the [sub]tree belongs
> to.
> We will be using the device pointer to locate GPIO lookup tables for
> devices with static properties.
> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Torokhov <>

Reviewed-by: Linus Walleij <>

If some device core person like Rafael and/or Greg can ACK it I can
apply this patch to the GPIO tree.

Linus Walleij

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