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SubjectRe: Making ARM multiplatform kernels DT-only?
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On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 11:18 PM, Russell King - ARM Linux
<linux@arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
> On Thu, May 03, 2012 at 01:50:35PM +0000, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>> My feeling is that we should just mandate DT booting for multiplatform
>> kernels, because it significantly reduces the combinatorial space
>> at compile time, avoids a lot of legacy board files that we cannot
>> test anyway, reduces the total kernel size and gives an incentive
>> for people to move forward to DT with their existing boards.
>
> On this point, I strongly object, especially as I'm one who uses the
> existing non-DT multiplatform support extensively.  It's really not
> a problem for what you're trying to achieve.

Perhaps not so surprisingly, but I'm with Russell on this one.

I'd like our work-in-progress DT support to coexist with all non-DT platforms.

Thanks,

/ magnus
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