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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] arch: remove obsolete architecture ports
On Tue 2018-04-03 11:18:15, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 9:54 PM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 8:57 PM, Linus Torvalds
> > <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> > Regarding a possible revert, that would indeed involve reverting
> > multiple patches for most architectures, plus parts of at least these
> > three:
> >
> > Documentation: arch-support: remove obsolete architectures
> > treewide: simplify Kconfig dependencies for removed archs
> > ktest: remove obsolete architectures
> >
> > For those, I went the other way, and removed all architectures at
> > once to simplify my work and to avoid touching the same files up
> > to eight times with interdependent patches (which couldn't
> > be reverted without conflicts either).
> >
> > There are a couple of driver removal patches that got picked up
> > into subsystem trees instead of this tree, so a full revert would also
> > involve finding other drivers, but if you prefer to have the patches
> > completely split up by arch, I could rework the series that way.
>
> In reality, a resurrection may not be implemented as a pure revert, but as
> the addition of a new architecture, implemented using modern features (DT,
> CCF, ...).

By insisting on new features instead of pure revert + incremental
updates, you pretty much make sure resurection will not be possible
:-(.

Pavel
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