[PATCH 2/3] arm64: Add Kconfig option for Samsung GH7 SoC family

Catalin Marinas catalin.marinas at arm.com
Wed Feb 12 13:12:31 EST 2014

On 12 Feb 2014, at 16:25, Kumar Gala <galak at codeaurora.org> wrote:
> On Feb 12, 2014, at 4:38 AM, Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas at arm.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 11:39:27PM +0000, Olof Johansson wrote:
>>> On Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 10:29 PM, Kukjin Kim <kgene.kim at samsung.com> wrote:
>>>> This patch adds support for Samsung GH7 SoC in arm64/Kconfig.
>>>> Signed-off-by: Kukjin Kim <kgene.kim at samsung.com>
>>>> Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas at arm.com>
>>> The overhead of building one more device tree isn't very large, and I
>>> don't see any other need to have a Kconfig entry per SoC at this time.
>>> It's of course up to Catalin, but you might just want to always
>>> compile all dts files instead.
>> For arm64, I thought of getting rid of ARCH_* Kconfig entries entirely,
>> only that I haven't heard any strong opinion either way (in which case
>> I'll do it, with a risk of single Image getting bigger and bigger and
>> people needing smaller Image can trim their .config).
> One reason to keep around ARCH_* is for drivers shared between arm and arm64 that depend on it.

We already converted some of them (those depending on ARCH_VEXPRESS) to
just depend on ARM64. Ideally, at some point I’d like to see them as
defaulting to modules but I don’t think we are there yet (we had some
discussions at the last KS, I’m not sure anyone started looking into

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