[PATCH 14/15] ARM: shmobile: Remove AP4EVB board support
g.liakhovetski at gmx.de
Fri Jun 14 03:42:01 EDT 2013
On Fri, 14 Jun 2013, Simon Horman wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 09:36:51PM +0200, Guennadi Liakhovetski wrote:
> > Hi Simon
> > On Thu, 13 Jun 2013, Simon Horman wrote:
> > > From: Magnus Damm <damm at opensource.se>
> > >
> > > Remove board support for the sh7372 based AP4EVB board
> > >
> > > The sh7372 SoC support code is still kept around since it
> > > is in use by the Mackerel board which is basically a more
> > > recent board where the design is based on AP4EVB.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Magnus Damm <damm at opensource.se>
> > > Signed-off-by: Simon Horman <horms+renesas at verge.net.au>
> > It would be a pity if this patch gets pulled now. We're still discussing
> > with Magnus, I believe. My opinion is, that this board is a good testing
> > platform for V4L2. It is the only board in the mainline, using the CSI2
> > interface, present on multiple Renesas SoCs, including r8a73a4 (APE6), and
> > (probably, not 100% sure) sh73a0 (AG5), and the IMX074 camera sensor, not
> > present on any other platform. If this board is removed, supporting both
> > CSI2 and IMX074 will become difficult. Besides, AP4EVB is used as an
> > example in my V4L2 clock / async probing patch series:
> > http://firstname.lastname@example.org/msg63174.html
> > If still possible, would be good to delay removing this board until we
> > complete our discussion.
> Does the board still work with the rest of this series applied?
Yes, it does.
Guennadi Liakhovetski, Ph.D.
Freelance Open-Source Software Developer
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