Re: [PATCH v3 00/31] AArch64 Linux kernel port
From: Nicolas Pitre
Date: Mon Sep 10 2012 - 13:53:22 EST
On Fri, 7 Sep 2012, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> This is the 3rd version of patches implementing Linux kernel support for
> the 64-bit ARM architecture. Most of the review comments for the
> previous release have been implemented. There are a few left (like
> generic timer dts specification) but the main goal was to freeze the
> user ABI.
> The Linux kernel patches are available on this tree:
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/cmarinas/linux-aarch64.git upstream
> Main changes since the previous version:
> - ptrace interface now using regsets for TLS and hardware debug
> - sys_personality fixes. PER_LINUX is the default for all tasks (32 or
> 64-bit) and there is no compat_sys_personality defined.
> - Kconfig clean-up (unused symbols, AARCH32_EMULATION removed in favour
> of COMPAT).
> - Clean-up of the __cpuc_* function prefixes.
> - CPU information table implemented in C rather than assembly.
> - __bad_* function calls replaced with BUILD_BUG.
> - Inline get_user/put_user (code cleaner, slightly bigger kernel Image).
> - DMA API implementation simplified, defaulting to swiotlb. It will be
> extended as hardware becomes available.
> - Arch-specific code in the generic timer patch moved to arch/arm64/.
> - Comment fixes and clarifications.
For those patches in this series I didn't comment on already:
Acked-by: Nicolas Pitre <nico@xxxxxxxxxx>
Small nit: please s/nico@xxxxxxx/nico@xxxxxxxxxxx/.
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