Re: [PATCH 0/2] arm64: smp: Include smp_plat.h from smp.h
From: Marc Zyngier
Date: Mon Jun 03 2019 - 07:13:17 EST
On 31/05/2019 00:34, Russell King - ARM Linux admin wrote:
> On Thu, May 30, 2019 at 04:20:37PM -0700, Florian Fainelli wrote:
>> On 5/30/19 4:17 PM, Russell King - ARM Linux admin wrote:
>>> On Thu, May 30, 2019 at 04:14:28PM -0700, Florian Fainelli wrote:
>>>> On 5/30/19 4:05 PM, Florian Fainelli wrote:
>>>>> Hi ARM64 maintainers,
>>>>> This patch series aims at enabling irq-bcm7038-l1.c on
>>>>> ARM64/ARCH_BRCMSTB, this driver makes use of cpu_logical_map and in
>>>>> order to avoid adding a CONFIG_ARM64 conditional inclusion of
>>>>> smp_plat.h, instead smp.h includes smp_plat.h, which is in turn included
>>>>> by linux/smp.h.
>>>>> If you like the approach, I would suggest to carry that through the
>>>>> Broadcom ARM64 SoC pull request for 5.3.
>>>> ARM (32-bit) needs the same thing kind of thing so a conditional include
>>>> may be appropriate after all...
>>> The whole idea of the smp_plat.h vs smp.h separation is to avoid
>>> including lots of arch-private stuff in the rest of the kernel
>>> build, thereby exposing arch-private stuff to the world. I'm be
>>> opposed to that.
>> I was on the fence, sent it just in case, but ended up doing this:
>> will take patch #2 through the Broadcom ARM64 SoC tree once this patch
>> above gets accepted.
> Well, there's another alternative: we move just what is required from
> smp_plat.h to smp.h.
I think that's the best course of action, and would align arm/arm64 with
mips, sparc, sh, xtensa and parisc.
Florian, do you mind writing these two patches?
Jazz is not dead. It just smells funny...