Re: Build breakage due to latest ARM fixes

From: Olof Johansson
Date: Sun Aug 04 2013 - 14:20:26 EST

On Sun, Aug 4, 2013 at 5:53 AM, Russell King - ARM Linux
<linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 03, 2013 at 01:07:31AM +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
>> I'll look into that. Obviously, I never build nommu because it isn't
>> part of the build system and the nommu platform I do have - OKI67001 -
>> doesn't have mainline kernel support. (And if it did, it would not be
>> DT, so I doubt it's submittable.)
> Okay, what I'm going to do is push the OKI67001 stuff into mainline
> irrespective of DT or not, so that I can then add noMMU build _and_
> boot tests to my build system, which should ensure that problems
> like that get detected before they're pushed upstream.

That seems like a step backwards. How have !MMU changes been handled
until now? Someone external has been relied on for testing?

> If people want me to care about noMMU, that's what has to happen
> because I have no other noMMU platform - if not, people can put up with
> noMMU breaking from time to time.

It seems that qemu has a couple of the stellaris platforms supported,
but as usual I suspect they can't be relied on to actually work.

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