Platform files question

Tom Rini trini at
Thu Nov 29 10:37:30 EST 2001

On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 10:54:05AM -0800, Michael Sokolov wrote:
> Tom Rini <trini at> wrote:
> > There's no exact way right now.  But it breaks down like this, if you
> > have a port which does _not_ need to change include/asm-ppc/serial.h,
> > they can all go in arch/ppc/platforms.  If you change
> > include/asm-ppc/serial.h AND newBoard_serial.h needs to include
> > newBoard.h, they both go in include/asm-ppc/platforms/.
> And what if I have a port that has its newBoard_serial.h, but it doesn't need
> to include newBoard.h?


All of the 6xx/7xx/74xx board.h files in platforms/ are there because of
board_serial.h requiring them.

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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