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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] ARM: imx: Add common imx cpuidle init functionality.
    On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 08:54:26AM +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
    > On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 09:38:43AM +0800, Shawn Guo wrote:
    > > On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 10:45:02AM -0500, Rob Lee wrote:
    > > > >> Let me try last time.  What about having a late_initcall hook in
    > > > >> machine_desc?
    > > > >
    > > > > Also fine with me.
    > > > >
    > > >
    > > > Shall I add Shawn's patch to my imx cpuidle patchset or should the
    > > > arch/arm/kernel/setup.c and arch.h changes be submitted separately?
    > > > If separately, Shawn, did you want to submit this patch or should I?
    > > >
    > > Strange. Russell is not in the Cc list. I remember I added Russell
    > > into Cc when I propose the idea. Added him again.
    >
    > I didn't see any message in this thread cc'd to me, but that's not to
    > say I hadn't already read this patch. I don't have any comment against
    > it, but I do wonder how often this hook would be used.
    >
    I guess mach-* that use common cpuidle will likely need this hook.

    > We do seem to have quite a number of late_initcall()s in arch/arm/mach-*,
    > so it seems to be a good idea - provided someone's willing to convert all
    > those users of late_initcall()s.

    Agreed. The late_initcall()s in arch/arm/mach-* will not scale for
    long time, since we are moving toward single build.

    --
    Regards,
    Shawn
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