Re: [PATCH] ethernet/arc/arc_emac - Add new driver
From: Alexey Brodkin
Date: Fri Jun 07 2013 - 08:37:37 EST
On 06/07/2013 04:13 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>>> I wonder if it would be better to name the directory "synopsys" or
>>> "designware" rather than "arc" now. Is there a chance that the same
>>> controller is used on non-arc CPUs?
>> The thing is - "arc_emac" is a custom ARC's (that was implemented before
>> acquisition of ARC by Synopsys) IP (it's not an IC - just a part of CPU)
>> Ethernet controller that only exists in some legacy FPGA boards we
>> (ex-ARC and our customers) still use a lot in development process.
>> Synopsys itself doesn't actively sell this device so there's no point in
>> putting ARC EMAC into Synopsys folder.
>> And indeed we don't expect this device to be used with non-ARC CPU's.
I'm wondering if my clarification above makes sense and I may leave this
driver in "ethernet/arc" or you still prefer it to be under
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