[RFC PATCH v2 1/9] mailbox: Add Amlogic Meson Message-Handling-Unit

Jassi Brar jassisinghbrar at gmail.com
Mon Jul 4 08:25:50 PDT 2016

On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 8:36 PM, Jassi Brar <jassisinghbrar at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 7:30 PM, Neil Armstrong <narmstrong at baylibre.com> wrote:

>> My main question is : do you really want to transform this simple driver into
>> a dirty multi-bus generic mailbox driver ?
>> The meson_mhu is only 199 lines and this patch adds 181 lines to the arm_mhu driver.
>> I'll personally push to have two separate drivers here.
> It is a shame if we need to copy a driver only due to changed register
> offsets. Let me give it a shot and see how worse off we would be.
OK, so I trimmed the differences further but it still doesn't look any
better. The best approach seems to be have a separate driver but with
consideration that its a 3rd party IP and hence likely to be used by
other platforms. That is, call it something meson-neutral. I will make
a few comments on the patch post.


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