[PATCH v3 3/4] arm: mvebu: move irq controller driver to drivers/irqchip

Andrew Lunn andrew at lunn.ch
Mon Oct 29 06:03:03 EDT 2012

On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 10:38:59AM +0100, Sebastian Hesselbarth wrote:
> On 10/29/2012 10:24 AM, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> >>using ARCH_MVEBU for enabling irq-armada-370-xp here will lead to
> >>incompatibilities with Orion SoCs when they move over to ARCH_MVEBU.
> >
> >Not really: the driver is probed depending on the DT compatible string.
> >So we can perfectly have two irqchip drivers being enabled on
> I agreed but this will always build irq-armada-370-xp into the kernel
> although I maybe want a orion-only kernel. Although multi-platform will
> be great for ARM, I doubt that every kernel will be multi-platform?

Actually, there are multiple multi-platform kernels, kirkwood is v5
where as 370/XP is v6. So a kirkwood build will not need


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