[PATCH v6 05/12] memory: Add NVIDIA Tegra memory controller support
joro at 8bytes.org
Wed Nov 12 07:02:34 PST 2014
On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 03:47:16PM +0100, Thierry Reding wrote:
> The SMMU is part of a larger IP block that's also a memory controller.
> Having it in drivers/iommu would mean that we need to provide a
> mechanism to synchronize between the two drivers. They also share a
> number of data tables, so that would need to be shared somehow as well.
> By keeping both in the same directory we don't have to expose any of
> this publicly.
Since these parts are in different files you export the interfaces
anyway through non-static symbols and those dependencys also exist for
other IOMMU drivers. So I prefer this file to live in drivers/iommu.
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