todc must die!

Mark A. Greer mgreer at
Wed Oct 4 04:18:12 EST 2006

On Tue, Oct 03, 2006 at 04:57:44PM +1000, David Gibson wrote:
> Paulus, please apply to your powerpc git tree.
> powerpc: Remove todc code from ARCH=powerpc
> Apparently we've copied the todc drivers, for various RTCs used in
> embedded machines from ARCH=ppc to ARCH=powerpc, despite the fact that
> it's never used in the latter.  This patch removes it.

Well, its used, its just that the patches that add users are backed up
waiting for the outcome of flatdevtree changes.

> If we ever need these drivers (which we probably shouldn't now the RTC
> class stuff is in), we can transfer them one by one from ARCH=ppc,
> removing from the hideous abomination which is the todc
> "infrastructure".

Yes, the new RTC infrastructure should be used instead.  Copying over
the todc stuff to powerpc was a stop-gap measure whose time has probably

> Signed-off-by: David Gibson <david at>

Acked-by: Mark A. Greer <mgreer at>

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