[PATCH 01/16] ARM: Remove dependency of plat-orion time code on mach directory includes.

Nicolas Pitre nico at fluxnic.net
Wed Dec 15 11:59:58 EST 2010

On Wed, 15 Dec 2010, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 03:02:28AM +0100, Lennert Buytenhek wrote:
> > This patch makes the various mach dirs that use the plat-orion time
> > code pass in timer and bridge addresses explicitly, instead of having
> > plat-orion get those values by including a mach dir include file --
> > the latter mechanism is problematic if you want to support multiple
> > ARM platforms in the same kernel image.
> I'd prefer you to leave sched_clock() alone - I'm preparing a patch
> series which replaces all sched_clock() implementations with something
> that fully satisfies the scheduler requirements.
> The first step of that is fixing the clocksource mess, which I recently
> posted.  I have a currently set of three possible further resolutions
> which meet the scheduler requirements with varying overheads - some with
> more and some with less overhead in the fast path than the current
> cnt32_to_63 + multiply + do_div.

OK -- Lennert asked me to carry this patch in the orion Git tree but 
I'll hold it back for now.

Looking forward to your sched_clock patch series.


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