Re: [PATCH 0/3] CPUFreq Fixes for 3.10-rc2

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Fri May 17 2013 - 08:07:50 EST

On Friday, May 17, 2013 10:13:37 AM Viresh Kumar wrote:
> On 17 May 2013 02:21, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > While I kind of understand why you want [3/3] to go into 3.10, I'm wondering
> > about the other two patches. Why exactly are they needed now?
> First one:
> cpufreq: Add EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL for have_governor_per_policy
> is required so that governors can be compiled as module. Otherwise they
> may break.. I haven't tried that but I believe that is the case.

Did you try to build them as modules?

> For second one:
> cpufreq: governors: Move get_governor_parent_kobj() to cpufreq.c
> I was actually working on Android's Interactive governor (Where I enabled
> same per-policy-instance of governor support), And i required this patch
> for its working. Then I thought other platform specific governors present
> in mainline might also use this routine and so must be pushed to cpufreq.c.
> Now, because this patch is around due to something which got
> added in 3.10-rc1, its better to fix it in rcs only rather than fixing
> it in 3.11.

OK, thanks for the explanation.

> I will trust your judgement here, push it for 3.10-rc if it looks okay to you.
> > And speaking of patch [3/3], if you paste kernel logs into changelogs, please
> > remove the time stamps (unless they are relevant to the problem being fixed).
> Okay.. Will keep that in mind.



I speak only for myself.
Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.
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