RFC, GIC based smp_cross_call cleanup suggestion
magnus.damm at gmail.com
Sat Apr 2 23:37:11 EDT 2011
On Sat, Apr 2, 2011 at 5:51 PM, Russell King - ARM Linux
<linux at arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 01, 2011 at 04:55:02PM -0600, Grant Likely wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 4:26 PM, John Linn <John.Linn at xilinx.com> wrote:
>> > I’m getting ready to submit a patch to add SMP to Xilinx code. I notice that
>> > smp_cross_call for all GIC based platforms is duplicated across each
>> > platform in smp.h.
>> > I thought I’d try to jump in to help with some cleanup, although I realize
>> > it’s minimal, I have to start somewhere.
>> > What about moving the smp_cross_call for GIC based designs into gic.h?
>> Go for it. It's an obvious cleanup.
> That assumes that all SMP implementations will always have a GIC. It
> looks to me like this is conditional on shmobile, and so I don't think
> its that trivial - maybe Paul or Magnus can first indicate why this is.
Our SMP implementations all come with GIC. All shmobile SoCs don't
come with SMP though, so the conditional is most likely related to
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