Re: [PATCH v3] char/rtc: replace blacklist with whitelist

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Sun May 01 2016 - 16:21:17 EST

On Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 09:45:01PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> Every new architecture has to add itself to the growing list of those
> that do not support the legacy PC RTC driver.
> This replaces the long list of architectures that don't support it
> with a shorter list of those that do.
> The list is taken from those architectures that have a non-empty
> asm/mc146818rtc.h header file and were not explicitly blacklisted
> or select RTC_LIB.
> Alpha and Loongson64 can already choose between this driver and
> an rtc-class based one. mn10300 is actually the only architecture
> now that still requires this driver, and that should be fairly
> easy to change to use rtc-cmos if we want to kill off rtc.ko
> for good.
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Alexandre Belloni <alexandre.belloni@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> This time I've trimmed down the whitelist even more, and separate
> the patch from the other ones that are now all about the GEN_RTC
> driver.

So this is safe to take on it's own and you are going to redo that
larger series?


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