[Gta04-owner] [PATCH 3/3] tty/slaves: add a driver to power on/off UART attached devices.

Pavel Machek pavel at ucw.cz
Sat Apr 4 09:52:41 CEST 2015


> >> And if you want to hide uart1 from the user-space, that should be a property
> >> of the uart1 node (whereever it is defined).
> > 
> > Sorry? That would be one heck of layering violation.
> Which layering?

Device tree is not operating system specific. It does not know what
"user space" is, and can't assume we have uart nodes in
/dev. Therefore it can't contain information that it should be hidden.

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