[PATCH] of/platform: Move platform devices under /sys/devices/platform

Greg Kroah-Hartman gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Tue Nov 4 08:07:16 PST 2014

On Tue, Nov 04, 2014 at 10:45:20AM +0000, Grant Likely wrote:
> Currently the devices created by drivers/of/platform.c get created at
> the root of /sys/devices. This goes against the typical pattern for
> sysfs where the top level /sys/devices structure contains categories of
> devices, and the structure of devices is placed below that. To fix this,
> make the code in drivers/of/platform.c follow the drivers/base/platform.c
> behaviour, and use &platform_bus as the default parent for all new
> platform_devices and amba_devices.
> This change has been discussed for a long time, but nobody has actually
> acted on it. Userspace code that expects to find devices under a fixed
> /sys/devices/... path will be affected. It isn't /supposed/ to do that,
> but if anyone complains then I'll add a default-off workaround option to
> put them back into the root.
> Signed-off-by: Grant Likely <grant.likely at linaro.org>
> Cc: Rob Herring <robh+dt at kernel.org>
> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org>

Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org>

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