[PATCH] arm: Add basic support for new Marvell Armada SoC family
nico at fluxnic.net
Wed May 16 12:49:07 EDT 2012
On Wed, 16 May 2012, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Wednesday 16 May 2012, Lior Amsalem wrote:
> > >
> > > Thanks for the list, very helpful!
> > >
> > > So do you think it makes sense to put all of these into mach-orion?
> > >
> > Well, Orion is old and seems like not the best name for a directory to include
> > all the new platforms.
> > We are discussing it internally as well and I'll update with our suggestion.
> The name has the advantage that we have a bunch of drivers using it already:
> AFAICT, those are shared between most of those socs, and I would not want
> to change the code in them to the new name.
Why not? Module aliases can be used if that is a concern.
> If we change the directory
> name to something completely different, it no longer matches the driver
I wouldn't consider this as a major concern. For example, the ethernet
driver that all those SOCs use is not called "orion".
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