[PATCH 1/3] of: Add of_match_machine helper

Tuomas Tynkkynen ttynkkynen at nvidia.com
Mon Aug 18 03:10:13 PDT 2014

On 17/08/14 18:28, Grant Likely wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Aug 2014 02:01:53 +0300, Tuomas Tynkkynen <ttynkkynen at nvidia.com> wrote:
>> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(of_match_machine);
> Too wordy...
> 	return of_match_node(matches, of_allnodes);
> :-)
> It could be a static inline, but I don't think it's even worth having a
> helper. The callers could just open code the above.

Do you mean all the drivers should be referring to of_allnodes directly?
I see that it's indeed exported, but to me that sounds like relying too
much on an implementation detail. In fact, Documentation/devicetree/todo.txt
even seems to have a TODO entry for its removal ("Remove of_allnodes list
and iterate using list of child nodes alone").


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