Reverting ARCH_SUNXI arm64 support(?)
maxime.ripard at free-electrons.com
Mon May 9 13:57:16 PDT 2016
On Mon, May 09, 2016 at 12:15:24PM +0100, Andre Przywara wrote:
> On 09/05/16 10:09, Will Deacon wrote:
> > On Mon, May 09, 2016 at 09:53:11AM +0100, Andre Przywara wrote:
> >> Hi Will, Catalin,
> > Hi Andre,
> >> Suzuki reported a build failure with certain (non-defconfig) .configs
> >> due to the new ARCH_SUNXI support in 4.6-rc .
> >> As unfortunately we couldn't agree on a solution and also the support
> >> for the A64/Pine64 is partial in 4.6 anyway, can you please revert:
> >> ce3dd55b99b151a90ac1701c6825f2ae2d49b54e ("arm64: Introduce Allwinner
> >> SoC config option")
> > Given that we (Catalin and I) didn't commit that patch, it seems weird
> > that we should be reverting it. Shouldn't this be handled in arm-soc or
> > via the sunxi subtree?
> > We're also a week from the merge window, so it doesn't seem like a good
> > time to be hacking at .config/kconfig-related issues.
> I agree, that's why I was proposing taking Suzuki's first patch:
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/Kconfig.platforms b/arch/arm64/Kconfig.platforms
> index efa77c1..521b1ec 100644
> --- a/arch/arm64/Kconfig.platforms
> +++ b/arch/arm64/Kconfig.platforms
> @@ -2,6 +2,7 @@ menu "Platform selection"
> config ARCH_SUNXI
> bool "Allwinner sunxi 64-bit SoC Family"
> + select GENERIC_IRQ_CHIP
> This enables support for Allwinner sunxi based SoCs like the A64.
> This is what defconfig selects anyway and also the change would be
> confined to this (new) config option.
> Olof, Arnd: would it be an option to take this patch still?
FWIW, I'd be in favour for such patch as a late patch for 4.6.
We can always fix things up properly in a later patch for 4.7 or 4.8.
Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering
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