mpc5200b custom board upstreamable?
grant.likely at secretlab.ca
Fri Apr 25 01:13:45 EST 2008
On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 9:12 AM, Sascha Hauer <s.hauer at pengutronix.de> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I had the intention to push the code for a custom mpc5200b board (freely
> available, no internal project) upstream. After cleaning up the code I
> realized that actually no board specific code is left and our board is
> well handled by the mpc5200_simple_platform machine.
> The only issue is that the machine only matches things like
> "schindler,cm5200", there's no generic entry. Would it be possible to
> add a "generic-mpc52xx" entry to this list?
I'm being cautious about this for the time being. I'd like to have a
generic match mechanism, but I don't want to do something that isn't
easy to recover from if it turns out to be brain dead. For now, just
add your board name to the explicit match list.
> Another question: are defconfig and dts files for custom boards acceptable
> for upstream?
Yes, in the arch/powerpc/configs/52xx/ directory.
Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.
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