Re: [PATCH v9 3/6] arm64/arm, numa, dt: adding numa dt binding implementation for arm64 platforms.

From: Will Deacon
Date: Thu Jan 28 2016 - 09:39:45 EST

On Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 02:36:04PM -0600, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> Subject is "arm64/arm, numa, dt: adding ..." What is the significance
> of the "arm" part? The other patches only mention "arm64".
> General comment: the code below has little, if anything, that is
> actually arm64-specific. Maybe this is the first DT-based NUMA
> platform? I don't see other similar code for other arches, so maybe
> it's too early to try to generalize it, but we should try to avoid
> adding duplicates of this code if/when other arches do show up.

Having it in the core code would allow us to share it with arch/arm/
fairly straightforwardly.