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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 22/22] bitops: remove minix bitops from asm/bitops.h
On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 10:38:24PM +0900, Akinobu Mita wrote:
> minix bit operations are only used by minix filesystem and useless
> by other modules. Because byte order of inode and block bitmaps is
> defferent on each architecture like below:
>
> m68k:
> big-endian 16bit indexed bitmaps
>
> h8300, microblaze, s390, sparc, m68knommu:
> big-endian 32 or 64bit indexed bitmaps
>
> m32r, mips, sh, xtensa:
> big-endian 32 or 64bit indexed bitmaps for big-endian mode
> little-endian bitmaps for little-endian mode
>
> Others:
> little-endian bitmaps
>
> In order to move minix bit operations from asm/bitops.h to
> architecture independent code in minix file system, this provides two
> config options.
>
> CONFIG_MINIX_FS_BIG_ENDIAN_16BIT_INDEXED is only selected by m68k.
> CONFIG_MINIX_FS_NATIVE_ENDIAN is selected by the architectures which
> use native byte order bitmaps (h8300, microblaze, s390, sparc,
> m68knommu, m32r, mips, sh, xtensa).
> The architectures which always use little-endian bitmaps do not select
> these options.
>
> Finally, we can remove minix bit operations from asm/bitops.h for
> all architectures.
>
> Signed-off-by: Akinobu Mita <akinobu.mita@gmail.com>
> Acked-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
> Acked-by: Greg Ungerer <gerg@uclinux.org>
> Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
> Cc: Roman Zippel <zippel@linux-m68k.org>
> Cc: Andreas Schwab <schwab@linux-m68k.org>
> Cc: linux-m68k@lists.linux-m68k.org
> Cc: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com>
> Cc: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>
> Cc: linux390@de.ibm.com
> Cc: linux-s390@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: Yoshinori Sato <ysato@users.sourceforge.jp>
> Cc: Michal Simek <monstr@monstr.eu>
> Cc: microblaze-uclinux@itee.uq.edu.au
> Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>
> Cc: sparclinux@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: Hirokazu Takata <takata@linux-m32r.org>
> Cc: linux-m32r@ml.linux-m32r.org
> Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
> Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
> Cc: Paul Mundt <lethal@linux-sh.org>
> Cc: linux-sh@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: Chris Zankel <chris@zankel.net>

Acked-by: Paul Mundt <lethal@linux-sh.org>


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