[PATCH v6 0/3] Updated Cortex-M3 series
u.kleine-koenig at pengutronix.de
Wed Oct 17 04:14:10 EDT 2012
On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 09:27:59PM +0200, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 07:03:49PM +0100, Will Deacon wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 04:00:26PM +0100, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> > > On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 03:47:26PM +0100, Jonathan Austin wrote:
> > > > Looking at the patch series at a very superficial level, I wonder why
> > > > you've chosen not to include any Kconfig/NVIC support at this stage,
> > > > especially as you've posted some before and there appears to be
> > > > something (presumably) working in your efm32 branch...
> > > >
> > > > It would be a shame to spend time on merging the basic support if there
> > > > are issues that mean the interrupt support won't follow.
> > > I plan to expand common/gic.c for interrupt support. Currently I don't
> > > do much though because getting feedback and the changes into mainline is
> > > quite hard and I don't want to spend time now and hear later that I did
> > > it wrong or something. So I put my efforts on hold and only ping from
> > > time to time. :-(
> > My personal view is that merging the code without support for interrupts is
> > fairly pointless, so the nvic code should certainly be included. I
> > wouldn't worry too much about merging it with gic.c initially. That can come
> That would be ok for me, too.
I thought about that again, and I think merging with hacked irq support
isn't good. Note that even when the irq support goes in you still need
several patches to support an M3 platform. So one more patch in the
private queue doesn't hurt IMHO.
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