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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 1/2] mxs-dma : move the mxs dma.h to a more common place
On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 07:36:50AM +0800, Huang Shijie wrote:
> hi,
>
> On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 12:21 AM, Shawn Guo <shawn.guo@linaro.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 07, 2012 at 06:54:34PM +0800, Huang Shijie wrote:
> >> Move the header to a more common place.
> >> The mxs dma engine is not only used in mx23/mx28, but also used
> >> in mx50/mx6q.  It will also be used in the future chips.
> >>
> >> Rename it to mxs-dma.h
> >>
> >> change mxs-dma driver, mxs-mmc driver, gpmi-nand driver, mxs-saif driver
> >> to the new header file.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Huang Shijie <b32955@freescale.com>
> >> ---
> >>  drivers/dma/mxs-dma.c                              |    2 +-
> >>  drivers/mmc/host/mxs-mmc.c                         |    2 +-
> >>  drivers/mtd/nand/gpmi-nand/gpmi-nand.h             |    2 +-
> >>  .../include/mach/dma.h => include/linux/mxs-dma.h  |    0
> >>  sound/soc/mxs/mxs-pcm.c                            |    2 +-
> >>  sound/soc/mxs/mxs-pcm.h                            |    2 +-
> >>  sound/soc/mxs/mxs-saif.c                           |    2 +-
> >>  7 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> >>  rename arch/arm/mach-mxs/include/mach/dma.h => include/linux/mxs-dma.h (100%)
> >
> > I suggested you rename it include/linux/fsl/mxs-dma.h [1].  It seems
> > you are ignoring the comment.  Can you explain why it's not a
> > reasonable suggestion?
>
> For gpmi-nand.h is placed in include/linux/mtd/ directory, so i think
> it's better to place the mxs-dma.h
> to similar include/linux/dma/ directory, but the directory does not exit.
>
Yes, from subsystem point of view, it makes sense too.

> If i place it at include/linux/fsl/mxs-dma.h , i have to create a new
> folder, I am not sure i have the right
> to do so. But i can try it in the next version.
>
So either way works for me. But you need to create a folder anyway.
So let's do it to test people.

> thanks a lot.
>
>
>
> >
> > And Wolfram and Mark told you that you need to Cc subsystem maintainers
> > to collect their acks [2].  But you are still not Ccing Mark Brown and
> > Chris Ball for sound/soc/ and drivers/mmc changes.  So you are not
> > listening.
>
> ok, i will CC them in next version. I really did not know to whom I should cc .
>
The file MAINTAINERS is created for this purpose.

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Regards,
Shawn
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