[PATCH 0/8] powerpc/8xx: Getting rid of CONFIG_8xx
scottwood at freescale.com
Wed Mar 25 11:45:30 AEDT 2015
On Fri, 2015-03-13 at 10:34 +1100, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> On Thu, 2015-03-12 at 16:24 +0100, Christophe Leroy wrote:
> > Two config options exist to define powerpc MPC8xx:
> > * CONFIG_PPC_8xx
> > * CONFIG_8xx
> > In addition, CONFIG_PPC_8xx also defines CONFIG_CPM1 as
> > communication co-processor
> > arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig.cputype has contained the following
> > comment about CONFIG_8xx item for some years:
> > "# this is temp to handle compat with arch=ppc"
> > It looks like not many places still have that old CONFIG_8xx used,
> > so it is likely to be a good time to get rid of it completely ?
> > Patchset is composed of the following patches:
> > [1/8] powerpc: replace CONFIG_8xx by CONFIG_PPC_8xx
> > [2/8] um: replace CONFIG_8xx by CONFIG_PPC_8xx
> > [3/8] video: replace CONFIG_8xx by CONFIG_PPC_8xx
> > [4/8] net: freescale: replace CONFIG_8xx by CONFIG_PPC_8xx
> > [5/8] tty: cpm_uart: replace CONFIG_8xx by CONFIG_CPM1
> > [6/8] mtd: replace CONFIG_8xx by CONFIG_PPC_8xx
> > [7/8] isdn: replace CONFIG_8xx by CONFIG_PPC_8xx
> > [8/8] powerpc: get rid of CONFIG_8xx
> > All but the last one are independant and can be applied in any
> > order. Only the 8th one requires the first 7 patches to be applied.
> Sounds good.
> I only see 0, 4 and 7 on linuxppc-dev for some reason.
I see them all in linuxppc-dev patchwork.
> You'll need to collect ACKs, or get the individual patches merged, and then we
> can take patch 8 through the powerpc tree once those are all in - probably for
It looks like CONFIG_8xx is used a lot more than CONFIG_PPC_8xx, so it
would be less churn to get rid of the latter (plus, we also have
CONFIG_4xx, CONFIG_6xx, etc). The only use of PPC_8xx I see outside
arch/powerpc is in drivers/watchdog/Kconfig.
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