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SubjectRe: Linux 3.3-1 out - merge window closed
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On Monday 23 January 2012, Grant Likely wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 11:17:46AM +0200, Ohad Ben-Cohen wrote:
>
> > I realize there's a slim chance to get it merged at this point, but I
> > do think that both remoteproc and rpmsg are not so scary:
> >
> > * The code is completely self contained, and the only few external
> > places it changes amount to grabbing a new virtio id (which is
> > Acked-by Rusty) and some OMAP init platform code (which is Acked-by
> > Tony). People who aren't explicitly using it won't notice it's there;
> > even its Kconfig entries get selected automatically when relevant
> > (i.e. only on OMAP4 at this point) and would never show up otherwise.
>
> Hi Linus,
>
> I'd also like to see this merged. Rather than going off and inventing
> something completely new, Ohad has built on the existing virtio
> infrastructure to implement IPC between CPUs and DSPs running
> different operating environments. This is a strong step in the
> RightDirection(tm) in my opinion and such behaviour should be
> encouraged. :-)
>

Agreed. I had reviewed earlier versions of this and they looked very
good.

Arnd


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