Keith Owens kaos at
Fri Nov 30 10:12:33 EST 2001

On Thu, 29 Nov 2001 15:46:10 -0700,
Tom Rini <trini at> wrote:
>On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 09:38:36AM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
>> Tom Rini <trini at> wrote:
>> >and all platforms need a
>> >platform/platform_serial.h file for serial to work with this scheme?
>> No, an empty one is automatically generated if necessary.
>So yes, for CONFIG_SERIAL to work, the file needs to exist.  Which has
>the downside that at least a handful of platforms will need to cp

Are the *_serial.h files intended as extensions for asm-ppc/serial.h or
as complete replacements for it?  If they are extensions then adding
#include <platform_serial.h> to asm-ppc/serial.h is enough.  If they are
complete replacements then the code is a little harder, but not much.

*.c files include only <asm/serial.h>.  In platform *_serial.h files,
#define REPLACES_PPC_SERIAL_H.  In asm-ppc/serial.h,

#include <platform_serial.h>
... default ppc serial definitions

Do that once and forget about it, instead of needing #ifdef CONFIG for
each platform throughout the code.

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