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SubjectRe: [patch v8 1/3] platform/x86: move Mellanox hardware platform hotplug driver to platform/mellanox
On Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 08:06:18AM +0000, Vadim Pasternak wrote:
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Darren Hart [mailto:dvhart@infradead.org]
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 5:43 AM
> > To: Vadim Pasternak <vadimp@mellanox.com>
> > Cc: andy.shevchenko@gmail.com; gregkh@linuxfoundation.org; linux-
> > kernel@vger.kernel.org; platform-driver-x86@vger.kernel.org; jiri@resnulli.us
> > Subject: Re: [patch v8 1/3] platform/x86: move Mellanox hardware platform
> > hotplug driver to platform/mellanox
> >
> > On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 08:58:41AM +0000, Vadim Pasternak wrote:
> > > It moves drivers/platform/x86/mlxcpld-hotplug.c to
> > > drivers/platform/mellanox/mlxreg-hotplug.c and
> > > include/linux/platform_data/mlxcpld-hotplug.h to
> > > include/linux/platform_data/mlxreg.h for making hotplug driver usable
> > > for the different machine architectures.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Vadim Pasternak <vadimp@mellanox.com>
> > > Acked-by: Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@gmail.com>
> > > ---
> > > v7->v8:
> > > v6->v7:
> > > Fixes added by Vadim:
> > > - remove dependency on X86_64 to allow also X86 architecture;
> > > v5->v6:
> > > Fixes added by Vadim:
> > > - add SPD license record to Kconfig and Makefile;
> > > v4->v5:
> > > Comments pointed out by Andy:
> > > - arrange MAINTAINERS in correct alphabetic order;
> > > v3->v4:
> > > Comments pointed out by Darren:
> > > - Refactor the patches to provide the changes in patchset in incremental
> > > order;
> > > - Modify MAINTAINERS records;
> > > - Use git-mv for the replaced files;
> > > Commnets pointed out by Colin:
> > > - Make structures mlxplat_dev and mlxplat_hotplug static;
> > > ---
> >
> > ...
> >
> > > config MLX_PLATFORM
> > > tristate "Mellanox Technologies platform support"
> > > - depends on X86_64
> >
> > This seems like it would be more appropriately applied to 2/3 as this patch is
> > supposed to be just about the renaming of the files, methods, and defines from
> > CPLD to reg, and the creation of the mellanox platform.
> >
> > Any reason this needs to be in this patch?
> >
>
> Hi Darren,
> Thank you very much for reviews.
>
> I removed X86_64 dependency in this patch to allow the driver also for
> 32 bit architecture.

Ah, right - this is not for ARM, and just for the x86/mlx-platform driver. OK.

So, in that case, let's just do this as a separate patch since it is not related
to the move in anyway and just confused the issue (or me ;-)

--
Darren Hart
VMware Open Source Technology Center

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