[patch 2/7] dt: dtb version: document chosen/dtb-info node binding

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Thu Mar 19 10:23:21 PDT 2015

On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 6:02 PM, Frank Rowand <frowand.list at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Why would you _ever_ need an absolute path!?
> The absolute path tells you which source repository contained the source.

Really? Usually it's just gonna be <something>/linux-2.6...

IMHO it leaks information (the <something>) you don't want to be in final
build, like login names and file server names.
We already have way to many uses of __FILE__ in the kernel source tree.
Unfortunately there's no replacement macro with just the relative path,
against the topdir of the source tree.



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