Re: [PATCH 2/2] of: remove /proc/device-tree

From: Grant Likely
Date: Thu Mar 21 2013 - 03:35:40 EST

On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 4:19 AM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt
<benh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-03-20 at 21:38 +0000, Grant Likely wrote:
>> > NAK. It should at the very least be a CONFIG option for a while
>> before
>> > completely switching over.
>> I'll modify patch 1 to create the symlink if CONFIG_PROC_DEVICETREE is
>> not set. After the first patch can be applied we can leave it for a
>> release or two before applying the second.
> Shouldn't we have the symlink just be a config option itself ?
> Eventually distros might want get rid of it completely ..

Why? It is the cheapest thing in the world and it means the ABI
doesn't change at all.

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