[PATCH v4 2/4] mfd: lubbock_cplds: add lubbock IO board

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Sat Mar 28 06:24:02 PDT 2015

On Saturday 28 March 2015, Robert Jarzmik wrote:
> It's not as much a problem as a generic question : does a driver belong to
> arch/* ?
> Personaly it would have been far simpler for me to have it through the pxa tree,
> but I want to be sure it's the right place. Others will follow, pxa mainstone is
> such a candidate.
> I was thinking so far that arch/arm/mach-* was for machine description,
> ie. wirings, interconnections, initial setup etc ... The "driver" part, ie. code
> really driving dynamics in IPs was as per my understanding in drivers/...
> Now I can create arch/arm/mach-pxa/lubbock_cplds.c, that won't make any
> difference to me, provided that it's the right thing to do.

If we had a lot of these, we would probably put them somewhere under drivers.
and find a maintainer for them. Given that this is an exceptional case for
an older machine, my feeling is that leaving the code in mach-pxa is the least
effort for now.


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