[PATCH v2 1/3] mfd: core: Make a best effort attempt to match devices with the correct of_nodes

Lee Jones lee.jones at linaro.org
Mon Jun 22 04:09:13 EDT 2020

On Thu, 11 Jun 2020, Lee Jones wrote:

> Currently, when a child platform device (sometimes referred to as a
> sub-device) is registered via the Multi-Functional Device (MFD) API,
> the framework attempts to match the newly registered platform device
> with its associated Device Tree (OF) node.  Until now, the device has
> been allocated the first node found with an identical OF compatible
> string.  Unfortunately, if there are, say for example '3' devices
> which are to be handled by the same driver and therefore have the same
> compatible string, each of them will be allocated a pointer to the
> *first* node.

Any more reviews/comments before I apply this?

Lee Jones [李琼斯]
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