[PATCH 01/24] ARM: shmobile: use __iomem pointers for MMIO
horms at verge.net.au
Tue Sep 18 19:56:21 EDT 2012
On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 04:04:49PM +0000, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Tuesday 18 September 2012, Simon Horman wrote:
> > > I agree it's not nice to have to do this, but this is largely because
> > > of shmobile doing things differently from all other ARM platforms, on
> > > which the respective patches tend to clean up things and reduce the
> > > number of type casts.
> > >
> > > The only alternative I can see is for shmobile to introduce its own
> > > mach/io.h file with the relaxed type checking, but that would only
> > > defer the problem until the point where you want shmobile to be part
> > > of the common multiplatform kernel binary.
> > If it is needed in the long term, then I'm happy with it going in now.
> > Could you remove the portion that Paul objected to?
> Yes, I already did that.
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