[PATCH] ARM: /proc/atags: Export also for DT

Pavel Machek pavel at ucw.cz
Tue Jan 27 15:10:07 PST 2015


> > > Useful when properly designed and generic enough to be shared.
> > > 
> > > I'd suggest a DT property be proposed for that purpose if it doesn't 
> > > already exist.  That at least has a chance to be generically useful.
> > 
> > What this means is that we have to further augment the atags-to-dt code
> > in the decompressor with the platform specific ATAGs to parse this
> > information and merge it into the appended DT before passing the
> > resulting DT blob to the kernel.
> That would be only 2 new lines of code in the best case.

Yes, instead of 2 new lines of code, let people write, debug, and
flash 1000 lines shim. Completely makes sense.
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