[PATCH] ARM: abstract atags parsing
ben-linux at fluff.org
Thu Sep 23 19:34:22 EDT 2010
On 23/09/10 22:53, Grant Likely wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 3:31 PM, Russell King - ARM Linux
> <linux at arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 05:18:02PM -0400, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
>>> This code movement will make it cleaner and easier to introduce support
>>> for device tree which is basically an alternative to atags. No functional
>>> changes are introduced by this patch.
>> I don't see any point to this churn.
> I can carry it in test-devicetree branch until you become okay with it.
>> DT has yet to be shown to be useful on anything but the ARM evaluation
>> boards, and that's one of the pre-conditions to it becoming acceptable
>> (which has been pending for a few years now.)
> I started working on ARM DT support in November/December 2009. Not
> even a year yet.
I don't believe you're the only one to be or have been working on it,
but I've no direct references to other work and can't be bothered to
go and find any.
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