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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 1/7] driver core: Add support for linking devices during device addition
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On 8/20/19 3:10 PM, Saravana Kannan wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 19, 2019 at 9:25 PM Frank Rowand <frowand.list@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 8/19/19 5:00 PM, Saravana Kannan wrote:
>>> On Sun, Aug 18, 2019 at 8:38 PM Frank Rowand <frowand.list@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>

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>>>
>>> 3. The supplier info doesn't always need to come from a firmware. So I
>>> don't want to limit it to that?
>>
>> If you can find another source of topology info, then I would expect
>> that another set of fwnode_operations functions would be created
>> for the info source.
>
> The other source could just be C files in the kernel. Using fwnodes
> for that would be hacky. But let's sort (1) and (2) out first.
>

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Just a piece of trivia. I got curious enough about this to search.
There is a third type of fwnode, software nodes.

See commit 59abd83672f70cac4b6bf9b237506c5bc6837606 for a description.

-Frank

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