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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] [Blackfin try #2] char driver for Blackfin on-chip OTP memory
    On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 03:14:14PM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
    > On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 3:09 PM, Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> wrote:
    > > > > > also, it isnt "broken" in the sense that it "doesnt work" ;)
    > > > >
    > > > > Gcc simply doesn't allow that, you likely got 2 sections with init.data, with
    > > > > and without readonly bit set, which is wrong, and it seems, that on some systems
    > > > > (debian) you won't even compile it.
    > > >
    > > > gcc-4.1.2/binutils-2.17 doesnt have a problem compiling/linking the
    > > > code in question. and i imagine i would have noticed a build/link
    > > > failure long before testing it on actual hardware.
    > >
    > > target arch dependent. Try with 64 bit powerpc.
    >
    > this code appears in drivers that are for Blackfin-specific pieces of
    > hardware. it may fail to build on
    > some-random-arch-that-isnt-Blackfin, but if it works for Blackfin,
    > what do the other arches realistically matter ?
    >
    > yes, the code will get changed as suggested as it is the right thing
    > to do, it just isnt a real problem today.
    It is a real problem for build monkeys (like me sometimes) if
    an allyesconfig suddenly does not build.

    If this driver can be build for other than blackfin I do not
    know.

    Sam


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