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SubjectRe: CRIS port status, was: [PATCH] dump_stack: convert generic dump_stack into a weak symbol
On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 4:01 PM, Michal Simek <monstr@monstr.eu> wrote:
> On 7.3.2018 15:09, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 2:40 PM, Sergey Senozhatsky
>> <sergey.senozhatsky@gmail.com> wrote:

>> If we remove cris, it's probably also appropriate to ask the question
>> about microblaze: Michal, I know your work on microblaze linux has
>> been winding down over the years as the user base shrinks (just
>> like for all others above). Should we keep it for a few more years for
>> the remaining users, or is it time to let go? I would guess we still
>> have active users on modern kernels, but that's what I thought
>> about cris as well ;-)
>
> It is not like that. I definitely have less time for Microblaze to
> develop new stuff but Microblaze HW is still regularly updated and new
> hw features are coming there and new versions are created. We are also
> updating and testing newer kernels and using latest kernel at Xilinx. It
> is definitely not in state that we should just remove it.
>
> There are still a lot of users which are happy with current state and
> there is no pressure to add new features like SMP/address extension/etc
> that's why there is no huge development in arch/microblaze.

Ok, glad to hear that, thanks a lot for the clarification.

Arnd

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