Michael Sokolov msokolov at ivan.Harhan.ORG
Fri Apr 12 06:51:38 EST 2002

Mark A. Greer <mgreer at> wrote:

> When you say push "it" are you referring to all of your changes or just the

I was referring to CONFIG_GENERIC_PPC32. My GT-64260 and EV-64260A work would
be nice too though. :)

> From what I can tell, it
> looks like you moved much of the init functionality that was in gt64260_common and
> put it into ev64260_pci.c, et. al., and got rid of the "library" routines in
> gt64260_common.

I have replaced gt64260_common.c with gt64260_data.c and gt64260_utils.c so
that one can choose to use the utility functions for non-OF non-StarMON boards
or not use them for good OF/StarMON, but still always have the crucial global

> IMO, this is a large step backwards.

I disagree.

> The purpose of all the arch/ppc/*_common
> files is to provide a "library" for each bridge.  They aren't perfect and one of
> my TODO item over the next few months is to improve all of them but they provide
> common code that initializes and supports that particular bridge.  Having these
> files have played a large part in making ports to systems with MPC106/107/824x
> chips, for example, much simpler and much faster.  That is the purpose of
> gt64260_common.c but you just deleted it and put that code in a non-reusable,
> board-specific file.

Then fine, keep that library and use it for your ports to your heart's delight.
Just please let HEC ports not use it.


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