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    SubjectRe: Microblaze Linux release

    On Wed, 2008-04-16 at 08:24 +0200, Michal Simek wrote:
    > Hi Ben,
    > >> I'd recommend splitting prom.c into code that can be shared between powerpc
    > >> and microblaze and architecture specific code. Anything that deals with
    > >> LMB should go into powerpc, and you can simply use the alloc_bootmem
    > >> mechanism for your architecture.
    > >
    > > That is non trivial... the unflatten DT code among others relies heavily
    > > on the LMB's to allocate the objects.
    > I think so. Sharing code among archs looks nice and this way is definitely
    > right. But starting with communication with PowerPC guys that this code I want
    > to use in case that this code is not in vanilla. This is not good start for
    > doing this.
    > I think if Microblaze will be in vanilla we can talked about separation MB and
    > PPC part to kernel folder and shared code move to shared folder.

    Well, LMB code is moving to generic anyway... So we may as well move
    more stuff there ;-)


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