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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] [RFC] pinctrl: add a driver for Energy Micro's efm32 SoCs
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    On Friday 09 December 2011, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
    > On Thu, Dec 08, 2011 at 11:55:53PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
    > > On Thursday 08 December 2011 23:40:57 Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
    > > > Signed-off-by: Uwe Kleine-König <u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>
    > > > ---
    > > > Note that there is no support yet for efm32 in mainline, so ARCH_EFM32
    > > > isn't defined.
    > >
    > > Since the platform is not yet part of the architecture, it will have
    > > to use device tree based probing when it gets added. I would suggest
    > > only merging drivers for it that can deal with this and do not rely
    > > on platform_data.
    >
    > I feared you will say that. These machines have at most 4MiB of RAM.
    > I'll have to evaluate if dt is too heavy for them.

    What's the state of the platform code? Is this based on Catalin's
    Cortex-M3 tree? I've heard a few people express interest in getting
    various M3 based SoCs supported mainline and I think that would
    be a good idea, but I would also expect that device tree is one
    of the lesser problems here.

    Arnd
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