The Plan

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at
Wed Nov 7 22:47:33 EST 2001

On Wed, 7 Nov 2001, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> - Files which relate only to one platform, or a small number of
>   platforms, move to arch/ppc/platforms.  (There are some minor
>   exceptions to this rule which we can discuss if people are
>   concerned.)  We end up with:

Why not move platform-specific files to arch/ppc/<platform>/ instead?

Your solution reduces the clutter only by a factor of 2, while creating
platform-specific directories reduces it by a factor of n.



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