[GIT PULL] ste_dma40 updates for 3.9

Vinod Koul vinod.koul at intel.com
Sun Jan 20 09:07:33 EST 2013

On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 11:14:50AM -0800, Olof Johansson wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 09:53:05AM +0100, Linus Walleij wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 7:48 AM, Olof Johansson <olof at lixom.net> wrote:
> > 
> > > This series of patches only modify the ste_dma40 driver, there are no
> > > corresponding changes under arch/arm that need to be coordinated or
> > > considered w.r.t. merge conflicts. I.e. they all seem nicely isolated
> > > to only the driver.
> > >
> > > So is there a specific reason for why these shouldn't just go in
> > > through the dmaengine tree?
> > 
> > One reason would be if there are DMA bindings to device tree coming
> > this merge window, as I'm told, and it implicates a lot of platform code
> > changes on top of this as we adopt to it.
> > 
> > But maybe this will be wholly confined to the DMAengine tree?
> Changing platform code in the driver trees is asking for conflicts at
> merge time and a grumpy Linus, I'd prefer to merge arch/arm/* through
> arm-soc in that case.
> Either way, this branch can be merged into dmaengine as a branch pull,
> and if needed we can bring it in as a dependency on arm-soc. We would
> need the same for the dmaengine DT bindings branch as a base. Of course,
> that requires that Vinod doesn't rebase his branch and keeps the merge
> intact. Vinod, is that compatible with your workflow?
Yes it is.

Is this series dependent on dmaengine dt-bindings. If so then it wont apply to
arm tree. Btw I dont mind it getting merged to any of the trees as long as we
keep dependecies and avoid major conflicts :)


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