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authorPantelis Antoniou <pantelis.antoniou@konsulko.com>2014-07-04 19:58:47 +0300
committerGrant Likely <grant.likely@linaro.org>2014-07-16 08:16:17 -0600
commit698433963b98d6de7b102c242805c99fda4fa1fb (patch)
tree05a223f160742f6659e47cd5accc245934c941ef /drivers/of/dynamic.c
parent6afc0dc381573559251de9a8259404f49e6aed14 (diff)
downloadlinux-stericsson-698433963b98d6de7b102c242805c99fda4fa1fb.tar.gz
OF: Utility helper functions for dynamic nodes
Introduce helper functions for working with the live DT tree, all of them related to dynamically adding/removing nodes and properties. __of_prop_dup() copies a property dynamically __of_node_alloc() creates an empty node Bug fix about prop->len == 0 by Ionut Nicu <ioan.nicu.ext@nsn.com> Signed-off-by: Pantelis Antoniou <pantelis.antoniou@konsulko.com> [glikely: Added unittest for of_copy_property and dropped fine-grained allocations] [glikely: removed name, type and phandle arguments from __of_node_alloc] Signed-off-by: Grant Likely <grant.likely@linaro.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/of/dynamic.c')
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1 files changed, 77 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/of/dynamic.c b/drivers/of/dynamic.c
index 125994330437..e0c4c6e25980 100644
--- a/drivers/of/dynamic.c
+++ b/drivers/of/dynamic.c
@@ -214,3 +214,80 @@ void of_node_release(struct kobject *kobj)
kfree(node->data);
kfree(node);
}
+
+/**
+ * __of_prop_dup - Copy a property dynamically.
+ * @prop: Property to copy
+ * @allocflags: Allocation flags (typically pass GFP_KERNEL)
+ *
+ * Copy a property by dynamically allocating the memory of both the
+ * property stucture and the property name & contents. The property's
+ * flags have the OF_DYNAMIC bit set so that we can differentiate between
+ * dynamically allocated properties and not.
+ * Returns the newly allocated property or NULL on out of memory error.
+ */
+struct property *__of_prop_dup(const struct property *prop, gfp_t allocflags)
+{
+ struct property *new;
+
+ new = kzalloc(sizeof(*new), allocflags);
+ if (!new)
+ return NULL;
+
+ /*
+ * NOTE: There is no check for zero length value.
+ * In case of a boolean property This will allocate a value
+ * of zero bytes. We do this to work around the use
+ * of of_get_property() calls on boolean values.
+ */
+ new->name = kstrdup(prop->name, allocflags);
+ new->value = kmemdup(prop->value, prop->length, allocflags);
+ new->length = prop->length;
+ if (!new->name || !new->value)
+ goto err_free;
+
+ /* mark the property as dynamic */
+ of_property_set_flag(new, OF_DYNAMIC);
+
+ return new;
+
+ err_free:
+ kfree(new->name);
+ kfree(new->value);
+ kfree(new);
+ return NULL;
+}
+
+/**
+ * __of_node_alloc() - Create an empty device node dynamically.
+ * @full_name: Full name of the new device node
+ * @allocflags: Allocation flags (typically pass GFP_KERNEL)
+ *
+ * Create an empty device tree node, suitable for further modification.
+ * The node data are dynamically allocated and all the node flags
+ * have the OF_DYNAMIC & OF_DETACHED bits set.
+ * Returns the newly allocated node or NULL on out of memory error.
+ */
+struct device_node *__of_node_alloc(const char *full_name, gfp_t allocflags)
+{
+ struct device_node *node;
+
+ node = kzalloc(sizeof(*node), allocflags);
+ if (!node)
+ return NULL;
+
+ node->full_name = kstrdup(full_name, allocflags);
+ of_node_set_flag(node, OF_DYNAMIC);
+ of_node_set_flag(node, OF_DETACHED);
+ if (!node->full_name)
+ goto err_free;
+
+ of_node_init(node);
+
+ return node;
+
+ err_free:
+ kfree(node->full_name);
+ kfree(node);
+ return NULL;
+}