[PATCH] powerpc/asm/cacheflush: Cleanup cacheflush function params

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Thu Jul 20 17:00:41 AEST 2017

On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 8:28 AM, Matt Brown <matthew.brown.dev at gmail.com> wrote:
> The cacheflush prototypes currently use start and stop values and each
> call requires typecasting the address to an unsigned long.
> This patch changes the cacheflush prototypes to follow the x86 style of
> using a base and size values, with base being a void pointer.
> All callers of the cacheflush functions, including drivers, have been
> modified to conform to the new prototypes.
> The 64 bit cacheflush functions which were implemented in assembly code
> (flush_dcache_range, flush_inval_dcache_range) have been translated into
> C for readability and coherence.
> Signed-off-by: Matt Brown <matthew.brown.dev at gmail.com>

>  drivers/spi/spi-bfin5xx.c                    | 10 +++---
>  drivers/usb/musb/blackfin.c                  |  6 ++--

These are used on blackfin, so changing them without changing the blackfin
cache ops will break the build.



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