Geert Uytterhoeven geert at
Wed Nov 28 02:18:57 EST 2001

On Tue, 27 Nov 2001, Matt Porter wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 27, 2001 at 09:59:59AM -0500, Dan Malek wrote:
> > Paul Mackerras wrote:
> > > Does anyone have any comments or objections?
> >
> > That's a pretty good idea, and I have another one.  Name the
> > directory include/asm-ppc/ppc-platforms or something, then
> > have a symbolic link
> > 	include/asm/platform -> include/asm-ppc/ppc-platforms/<board-file>
> >
> > That way we can just #include <platform.h> instead of having lots
> > of ifdefs in upper level files to determine which one is needed.  If
> > we are moving files around, let's have some effect on actually making
> > it easier to use them, too.
> Yes, this is similar to what has worked well in the arm tree.

Note that ARM has include/asm-arm/arch-$(PLATFORM)/, i.e. a whole directory
with platform-specific files, not a single header file.



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