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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Convert blackfin to use arch_gettimeoffset()
On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 20:25, john stultz wrote:
> This patch converts blackfin to use GENERIC_TIME via the arch_getoffset()
> infrastructure, reducing the amount of arch specific code we need to
> maintain.
> This patch applies on top of Linus' current -git tree (2.6.31-rc3).
> I've taken my best swing at converting this, but I'm not 100% confident
> I got it right. My cross-compiler is now out of date (gcc4.2) so I
> wasn't able to  check if it compiled. Any assistance from arch
> maintainers or testers to get this merged would be great.

something seems to be off as the Blackfin defconfig now does:
LD .tmp_vmlinux1
kernel/built-in.o: In function `clocksource_forward_now':
kernel/time/timekeeping.c:82: undefined reference to `arch_gettimeoffset'
kernel/built-in.o: In function `getnstimeofday':
kernel/time/timekeeping.c:119: undefined reference to `arch_gettimeoffset'
make: *** [.tmp_vmlinux1] Error 1

most likely because the Blackfin time.c is the old stuff
(non-clocksource) while time-ts.c is the newer stuff (clocksource) and
this change only touches time.c
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