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SubjectRe: [Arm-netbook] getting allwinner SoC support upstream (was Re: Uploading linux (3.9.4-1))
luke.leighton wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 1:19 AM, Henrik Nordström
> <henrik@henriknordstrom.net> wrote:
>> tor 2013-06-06 klockan 00:54 +0100 skrev luke.leighton:
>>
>>> > Not really the case. Actually the opposite. DT have this as well, and
>>> > integrated in device probing. Allwinner need to hack every driver used
>>> > to add their gpio requests to have pinmuxing triggered.
>>>
>>> augh. ok. solutions. what are the solutions here?
>>
>> What I said before.
>
> idea: hook into devicetree gpio functions to allow script-fex gpio
> functions to gain access in a separate module? that sort of thing.
>
>> Go with DT for the kernel. There is no need for two configuration
>> mechanisms doing the same thing. Disguise it in fex form (and
>> translator) if too hard for people with a DOS editior to configure.
>
> what methods for doing that. i need proposals. 4 days on the clock.

4 days? WTF? since when did setting an ultimatum to the kernel
community work?


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