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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/8] of: base: add of_parse_phandle_with_optional_args()
On Tue, Dec 28, 2021 at 03:25:42PM +0100, Michael Walle wrote:
> Add a new variant of the of_parse_phandle_with_args() which treats the
> cells name as optional. If it's missing, it is assumed that the phandle
> has no arguments.
>
> Up until now, a nvmem node didn't have any arguments, so all the device
> trees haven't any '#*-cells' property. But there is a need for an
> additional argument for the phandle, for which we need a '#*-cells'
> property. Therefore, we need to support nvmem nodes with and without
> this property.
>
> Signed-off-by: Michael Walle <michael@walle.cc>
> ---
> drivers/of/base.c | 23 +++++++++++++++++++++++
> include/linux/of.h | 12 ++++++++++++
> 2 files changed, 35 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/of/base.c b/drivers/of/base.c
> index 5b907600f5b0..fb28bb26276e 100644
> --- a/drivers/of/base.c
> +++ b/drivers/of/base.c
> @@ -1543,6 +1543,29 @@ int of_parse_phandle_with_args(const struct device_node *np, const char *list_na
> }
> EXPORT_SYMBOL(of_parse_phandle_with_args);
>
> +/**
> + * of_parse_phandle_with_optional_args() - Find a node pointed by phandle in a list
> + *
> + * Same as of_parse_phandle_args() except that if the cells_name property is
> + * not found, cell_count of 0 is assumed.
> + *
> + * This is used to useful, if you have a phandle which didn't have arguments
> + * before and thus doesn't have a '#*-cells' property but is now migrated to
> + * having arguments while retaining backwards compatibility.
> + */
> +int of_parse_phandle_with_optional_args(const struct device_node *np,
> + const char *list_name,
> + const char *cells_name, int index,
> + struct of_phandle_args *out_args)
> +{
> + if (index < 0)
> + return -EINVAL;

I'm not sure why we didn't do this from the start, but just make index
unsigned and then this check is not needed.

> +
> + return __of_parse_phandle_with_args(np, list_name, cells_name,
> + 0, index, out_args);
> +}
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(of_parse_phandle_with_optional_args);


With the above, just make this static inline. Bonus points if you want
to do the same changes on the other variants.

Rob

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