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SubjectRe: merge of m68knommu and m68k arch branches?
Greg,

On Tue, 22 Feb 2011, Greg Ungerer wrote:
> On 22/02/11 07:18, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > On Fri, 18 Feb 2011, Greg Ungerer wrote:
> > > Inside of the new arch/m68k is a little messy in the kernel and mm
> > > directories. There is plenty of scope for cleanup and merge on the
> > > files in here - but I want to leave that for follow up patches after
> > > this initial directory merge. As a data point, when we merged the
> > > m68k and m68knommu include files we had something like 70 or 80
> > > duplicate but separate files, after some cleanups that is now down to
> > > 10. Ongoing cleanup will merge some of these remaining ones as well.
> > >
> > > Thoughts?
> >
> > Hmm, how are you going to deal with the fact, that m68knommu uses
> > genirq, m68k not? I guess there are some more points like this
> > (clockevents, clocksource ...)
>
> Initially it has no impact. This first step pretty much just
> combines the 2 directories, it doesn't attempt to do a fine
> grained merge of each file. (It does factor out identical
> files - quite a few in arch/m68k/lib for example).

Ah, ok. So you doing it similar to the plain move approach which we
did with x86 back then.

> > Is there a plan to move m68k to the generic facilities as well ?
>
> I'll look at doing what I can as I work through merging all the
> underlying pieces :-)

Fair enough.

Thanks,

tglx


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