[PATCH v5 RESEND] IFC: Change IO accessor based on endianness

Brian Norris computersforpeace at gmail.com
Fri Aug 7 09:44:50 AEST 2015

On Thu, Aug 06, 2015 at 06:24:38PM -0500, Scott Wood wrote:
> On Thu, 2015-08-06 at 09:52 -0700, Brian Norris wrote:
> > Who takes patches for drivers/memory/ again? I can take it via MTD if
> > no one else steps up.
>  There's no maintainer listed.  IIRC, when we previously discussed the patch 
> we both said that it could go via either of our trees.  I'll take it via mine.

I recall the conversation. I was just confused (again) by there being no
maintainer entry. Have at it.

> > It's nothing new, but this patch continues the pattern of using a global
> > pointer to the IFC device structure. Not pretty, but not worth holding
> > this up over.
> It's not pretty, but I see little reason to come up with more complicated 
> infrastructure for the drivers finding each other given the low odds of ever 
> seeing a single-kernel system with more than one IFC.  It's impossible with 
> current chips.  If it ever does happen we can do something fancier.

Yep, I figured as much.


More information about the Linuxppc-dev mailing list