[PATCH 00/18] ARM: use const and __initconst for smp_operations

Olof Johansson olof at lixom.net
Mon Aug 24 14:12:06 PDT 2015

On Sun, Aug 23, 2015 at 9:36 PM, Masahiro Yamada
<yamada.masahiro at socionext.com> wrote:
> Currently, SoC code can not add const qualifier to smp_operations
> structures although they are never over-written.
> 01/18 and 02/18 add small changes to the ARM core to fix that.
> The rest of this series replace "__initdata" with "const ... __initconst"
> for each of SoC code.
> I split this series into per-SoC so that each sub-arch maintainer
> can easily give their Acked-by.  (Is this better?)

When you split, chances are each sub-arch maintainer will apply
instead of ack. If that's what you want, that's fine.

> Russell, Olof, and Arnd:
> How should this series be applied (if it looks good)?
> The first two are ARM-tree wide and looks like in the field of Russell.
> The rest are highly SoC-related.

Easiest of all would probably be to get the sub-arch patches into one
release, then switch the prototypes and function definitions in the
next. If you switch prototypes first you'll get a bunch of warnings,


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