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    SubjectRe: [rtc-linux] Re: [PATCH/RFC 0/5] Generic RTC class driver
    On Tue, 24 Feb 2009 18:56:03 +0100 (CET)
    Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@sonycom.com> wrote:

    >
    > On Mon, 23
    > >
    > > I'd start writing a working driver and then see how we should eventually
    > > adapt the rtc subsystem to cope with your needs.
    >
    > OK, so here's a first example: rtc-ps3.
    >
    > Note that this single patch adds 100+ lines of code, while my previous patch
    > series removed 500+ lines of code, while solving the autoloading problem for
    > several ppc and m68k platforms.

    This patch has a much cleaner approach, imho.

    > Converting all (ca. 20?) ppc and m68k RTC support code into individual RTC
    > class drivers would add ca. 100+ lines of code for each individual driver.



    How different are all of those boards? It's simply a matter
    of parameters and offsets? can we group them somehow?


    --

    Best regards,

    Alessandro Zummo,
    Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy

    http://www.towertech.it



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