[PATCHv2 3/4] clockevents: Add generic timer broadcast function
tglx at linutronix.de
Mon Jan 14 06:10:41 EST 2013
On Wed, 9 Jan 2013, Mark Rutland wrote:
> Currently, the timer broadcast mechanism is defined by a function
> pointer on struct clock_event_device. As the fundamental mechanism for
> broadcast is architecture-specific, this means that clock_event_device
> drivers cannot be shared across multiple architectures.
> This patch adds an (optional) architecture-specific function for timer
> tick broadcast, allowing drivers which may require broadcast
> functionality to be shared across multiple architectures.
If you fixup the first one of the series, I'll take the generic
patches and provide a branch to pull for the ARM folks, so the ARM
part can go via their tree.
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