Re: flash_platform_data namespace collision

From: Matt Mackall
Date: Sat Jan 16 2010 - 12:48:20 EST

On Sat, 2010-01-16 at 11:04 +0000, Russell King wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 11:41:15PM -0600, Matt Mackall wrote:
> > I've got a board here with SPI, NOR, and NAND flash devices and I've
> > just run into a namespace collision on flash_platform_data from
> The one in arch/arm/include/asm/mach/flash.h is designed to have great
> appeal and flexibility across different platforms, and indeed we have
> at least 70 users across six different MTD NOR flash drivers and two
> MTD NAND drivers.
> If anything, I believe that this header should move into linux/mtd/
> and become a standard structure for platforms to communicate their
> requirements to flash drivers.

Yeah, I think this is probably the way to go. Davids, any objections?

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