Re: [PATCH] clk: at91: add generated clock driver

From: Nicolas Ferre
Date: Thu Jun 18 2015 - 09:30:09 EST

Le 18/06/2015 14:59, Alexandre Belloni a écrit :
> On 18/06/2015 at 09:54:50 +0200, Paul Bolle wrote :
>>> I'd like though that this matter of fact doesn't block this piece of
>>> code from being reviewed or even better merged in order to ease this new
>>> SoC landing...
>> The other side of that is that the sama5d2 might never make it, or take
>> very long to make it, into mainline. And this would then end up being
>> yet another chunk of code adding no value to mainline.
> Come on Paul, you prefer the current situation were each vendor have
> there tree and when support for an SoC lands in mainline it is already
> deprecated?
> You have one vendor here, trying to get support for its SoC even before
> the silicon is available. Intel is always cited as being a good player
> in the linux community for doing exactly that. They even have to remove
> support for a CPU that was never manufactured...
> The main difference here is that we are no longer doinc everything in
> mach-xxx so we have to get the driver part mainlined and this requires
> synchronization. I really belive that you can't blame Nicolas to get the
> drivers first then the SoC in.
> Also, Atmel has a good track record and their SocS are almost fully
> supported in mainline, you can trust that sama5d2 support is going to
> land there soon.

I've just posted it BTW.

And it contains the "HAVE_AT91_GENERATED" symbol.

Nicolas Ferre
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