Re: [PATCH 2/4] ARM: msm: Remove 7x00 support

From: Daniel Walker
Date: Thu Oct 31 2013 - 15:43:59 EST

On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 07:23:30PM +0000, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 10:35:06AM -0700, Daniel Walker wrote:
> > ARM and the sub-architectures is already confusing I don't think we need
> > to start compounding the problem by allowing random whatever-you-want
> > sub-directories from every sub-architecture.
> Confusing?
> I'm not sure about that. It's actually really simple from my perspective:
> arch/arm - the ARM 32-bit architecture
> arch/arm/mach-* - support for a single SoC or a group of similar SoCs
> arch/arm/plat-* - common support for a set of dissimilar SoCs which want
> to share code between themselves
> How is that confusing?

It's the relationship between the arch/arm/mach-* and the
arch/arm/plat-* and which ones connect with each other etc, and how the
connection was actually done..

For me as a developer I found it confusing vs something that was fully integrated.


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