[PATCH 03/10] omap: Move dmtimer defines to dmtimer.h

Tony Lindgren tony at atomide.com
Mon Jun 20 06:17:19 EDT 2011

* Russell King - ARM Linux <linux at arm.linux.org.uk> [110620 02:51]:
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 02:23:34AM -0700, Tony Lindgren wrote:
> > These will be needed when dmtimer platform init code gets split
> > for omap1 and omap2+. These will also be needed for separate
> > sys_timer init and driver init for the rest of the hardware timers
> > in the following patches. No functional changes.
> If dmtimer.c is the only user of these definitions, then its quite correct
> for them to be in there.  If not, they should be in dmtimer.h in the local
> directory - they're private definitions to the .c file and so should not
> be exported outside of that .c file.

There will be more patches coming to make the rest of the dmtimer
code be just a regular device driver. These inline functions will
be used by sys_timer related code, and dmtimer device driver.

This way we can make the dmtimer a loadable module and don't need
to initialize any of that early.


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