[RFC PATCH] ARM: bcm2835: convert to multi-platform

Shawn Guo shawn.guo at linaro.org
Tue Mar 12 04:02:07 EDT 2013

On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 10:59:59PM -0600, Stephen Warren wrote:
> This allows BCM2835 be included in a kernel build that supports multiple
> SoCs at once, which is useful for distro kernels.
> This change:
> * Moves bcm2835's debug-macro.S into ARM's include/debug/, and hooks it
>   into the relevant menu.
> * Moves bcm2835's Kconfig into its own directory, as seems typical for
>   multi-platform conversions.
> * Removes bcm2835_soc.h, and moves the content to the files where it was
>   used; just one usage per define.
> * Deletes some headers and Makefile.boot that aren't needed now that we
>   support multi-platform.
> TO DO:
> * It'd be nice to restore uncompress.h. I need to take a look at Shawn
>   Guo's patches related to this, and presumably rebase this on top of
>   them.

You do not need to restore uncompress.h, and from what I've seen,
with my patches in place, uncompress debug will probably just work
on BCM2835 out of box (you need to have DEBUG_LL selected for BCM2835).


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