The Plan

Frank Rowand frank_rowand at
Thu Nov 8 09:19:53 EST 2001

Paul Mackerras wrote:
> Geert Uytterhoeven writes:
> > 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.
> But adds n extra directories, most of which would only have 2 or 3
> files in them, thereby cluttering up arch/ppc.

One advantage of having arch/ppc/<platform>/ is that it allows for
the possibility of arch/ppc/platform/, which is a link to the
specific <platform> which is being built.  This would be similar
to the way that include/asm/ is a link to include/asm-<architecture>/

Frank Rowand <frank_rowand at>
MontaVista Software, Inc

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