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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] CRIS: Drop support for the CRIS-port
On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 09:21:25PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 11, 2018 at 12:05 PM, Jesper Nilsson
> <jesper.nilsson@axis.com> wrote:
> > Hi Arnd,
> >
> > As promised, pull the below tag for the removal of the CRIS-port.
> > There are still a few references to the CRIS port left, and they
> > can be grouped into two categories:
> >
> > - Examples or references to the CRIS port as provenance.
> > These I believe can be left as is.
> >
> > - The workarounds for CRIS not having "unpacked" structs.
> > When I looked at it 10 years ago, CRIS was the only port
> > that needed explicit alignment of some structs,
> > due to pointers being valid at any byte offset in CRIS,
> > which would wreak havoc with code that assumed that the
> > lower bits of a pointer are free to use as flags.
> > I'm leaving these in until we can say that no newer
> > port has the same problem.
> >
> > Best regards,
>
> Hi Jesper,
>
> Thanks for the patch! I had done a slightly different approach, but
> am merging your changes into my tree now. I already have separate
> patches for each driver subsystem, so I'll keep my versions, having
> already made sure that your changes were identical.
>
> For Documentation/features and the Kconfig files that have lists
> of architectures, I also have separate patches that do the changes
> for all architectures, to avoid touching those files (up to) eight times
> for one trivial change each. I could redo those, but since your patch
> conflicts with David Howell's patch for mn10300, it's easier to keep
> what I already have.
>
> This leaves basically the removal of arch/cris along with the MAINTAINER
> file update. I'm keeping the patch I did, but change the author and
> changelog text to what you sent, with my Signed-off-by and a list
> of my modifications) added below.
>
> Hope that works for you.

Yeah, no problem, and thanks.

> Arnd

/^JN - Jesper Nilsson
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Jesper Nilsson -- jesper.nilsson@axis.com

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