Re: [PATCH 0/4] dw_dmac: introduce generic DMA binding for DT

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Wed Feb 20 2013 - 06:10:21 EST

On Wednesday 20 February 2013, Vinod Koul wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 09:50:25AM +0000, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > On Wednesday 20 February 2013, Vinod Koul wrote:
> > > Since there is still churn, would it make sense if I just revert the SPEAr13xx
> > > patch (your first patch) and send a pull request to Linus.
> > > Since there are no users and not much testing has been done, I think we can push
> > > these to 3.10 via arm-soc/slave-dma tree.
> > >
> > > Gives more testing and usage will go along as well.
> > > Since merge window is open, I would like my pull to go soonish and not churn the
> > > tree much.
> >
> > Reverting the SPEAr13xx would definitely help, yes. The reason why I'd also like
> > to see the second patch get merged is so that we can do the SPEAr changes in 3.10
> > without having an interdependency between the trees. I tried very hard to
> > make the patch have a minimal impact on the non-DT code path to avoid regressions.
> Ok, i have applied your revert patch. Will send the PULL to linus by friday.

Ok, thanks.

> > Maybe you can send your tree now with just the revert applied, and then send the
> > other one separately next week along with any bug fixes that may have accumulated
> > by then?
> And then makes sense to send second PULL with fixes accumulated and the second
> patch, so that 3.10 is easier for all. think we can compact() patch is second
> request as well

Yes, sounds good.

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