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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] ARM: imx: Add common imx cpuidle init functionality.
    On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 3:36 AM, Shawn Guo <shawn.guo@linaro.org> wrote:
    > On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 08:54:26AM +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
    >> On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 09:38:43AM +0800, Shawn Guo wrote:
    >> > On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 10:45:02AM -0500, Rob Lee wrote:
    >> > > >> Let me try last time.  What about having a late_initcall hook in
    >> > > >> machine_desc?
    >> > > >
    >> > > > Also fine with me.
    >> > > >
    >> > >
    >> > > Shall I add Shawn's patch to my imx cpuidle patchset or should the
    >> > > arch/arm/kernel/setup.c and arch.h changes be submitted separately?
    >> > > If separately, Shawn, did you want to submit this patch or should I?
    >> > >
    >> > Strange.  Russell is not in the Cc list.  I remember I added Russell
    >> > into Cc when I propose the idea.  Added him again.
    >>
    >> I didn't see any message in this thread cc'd to me, but that's not to
    >> say I hadn't already read this patch.  I don't have any comment against
    >> it, but I do wonder how often this hook would be used.
    >>
    > I guess mach-* that use common cpuidle will likely need this hook.
    >
    >> We do seem to have quite a number of late_initcall()s in arch/arm/mach-*,
    >> so it seems to be a good idea - provided someone's willing to convert all
    >> those users of late_initcall()s.
    >
    > Agreed.  The late_initcall()s in arch/arm/mach-* will not scale for
    > long time, since we are moving toward single build.
    >

    Thanks for the attention on this. From what I've understood, I will
    send another submission that includes the imx cpuidle patchset and
    Shawn's device tree late initcall patchset and I'll provide
    explanation of the two separate patchsets in the cover sheet.

    > --
    > Regards,
    > Shawn
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