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SubjectRe: Linuv 2.6.15-rc1
On Sun, Nov 13, 2005 at 09:31:06AM +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
>
> > ucSystemType is a variable that is EXPORT_SYMBOL'ed but never used in
> > any way.
> >
> > _prep_type is a variable that is needlessly EXPORT_SYMBOL'ed.
>
> Therse are old PREP stuffs
>
> > But prep_init points to the real problem:
> >
> > CONFIG_PPC_PREP requires code from arch/ppc/platforms/, but this
> > directory is never visited.
> >
> > What is the correct fix?
> > Migrate the code from arch/ppc/platforms/ to arch/powerpc/platforms/ ?
>
> Yes, PREP need to be migrated, but that includes adding some minimum
> device-tree support for it among others. And few people still have PREP
> machines, I'm not even sure we have access to one here in ozlabs... I
> think for 2.6.15, we'd better just disable it in .config for
> ARCH=powerpc.

I think we really should just drop _prep_type from being exported. the
uc* stuff doesn't look to be used, but we can clean that up as its
converted to arch/powerpc. But I don't think anything out of tree uses
_prep_type (it's used at a very low level, it really couldn't be used at
the modular level).

As an occasional PReP monkey,
Acked-by: Tom Rini <trini@kernel.crashing.org>

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