[PATCH 00/15] mach/io.h cleanup and removal
arnd at arndb.de
Tue Feb 14 12:57:03 EST 2012
On Tuesday 14 February 2012, Tony Lindgren wrote:
> Yes should be just the legacy drivers needing this for most part,
> so that's currently most of omap1 drivers for us.
> Anyways I'm using plat/omap-iomap.h for the name, so if somebody
> has better ideas for naming to avoid further search and replace
> later on, let me know.
> I guess in the long run we could have
> #include <mach-omap1/iomap.h>
> instead of
> #include <plat/omap-iomap.h>
> as the plat can't be used for multi-subarch builds.
I think it /could/ be used, we just need to make a definite
decision which way we want to go for header files that
are defined by a platform and used by code outside of that
platform such as device drivers.
The two main approaches that I can see are
a) make every header file name unique for platforms that you want to
build together, and just add every path at the compiler command line.
Not too much work, but somewhat error prone when you start having
file name conflicts.
b) move all platform specific header files into a directory named after
the platform and change all device drivers using this. Lots of work, but
probably better in the long run.
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