[PATCHv2 3/9] macb: unify at91 and avr32 platform data
jamie at jamieiles.com
Fri Mar 18 11:48:39 EDT 2011
On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 03:41:18PM +0000, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 09:51:01PM +0000, Jamie Iles wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 09:34:03AM +0000, Jamie Iles wrote:
> > > Ok, I'll rename to macb_platform_data and update at91_ether to use
> > > that with a comment describing that we're sharing the platform data
> > > with macb. At least that gets rid of the preprocessor stuff in
> > > board.h for at91 too.
> > So here's the updated patch with changes to the at91_ether driver to
> > share the data with macb.
> > Russell, are you happy to take this series? If so, how would you prefer
> > it, in the patch system or as a git pull?
> As Nicolas Ferre is listed in MAINTAINERS as being responsible for the
> MACB driver, I think he should at last Ack these patches first.
OK, that's absolutely fine with me.
> I'm also concious of the fact that Linus complains if my tree contains
> changes for drivers/ stuff as well as ARM stuff, so I'm nervous about
> taking it as-is. So, I'd rather see drivers stuff separated as much
> as possible from the arch updates.
I happy to split the driver and arch updates, but I'm not sure that it
can be done in such a way that platforms would build between the arch
and driver merges.
> I'm also concious that this has become ready for potentially merging
> during the merge window, and therefore hasn't had previous exposure
> in linux-next, and so should wait until the next merge window. I do
> feel that I'm going to be yelled at for saying that... but I'm sure
> I'll also be yelled at if I did take it.
I don't have any problem with waiting until the next merge window, and
to be honest I'd like see these patches have some time in next as I
can't test them on devices with a MACB.
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