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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH v2 10/14] m68k: mac: Convert to clocksource API
On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM Finn Thain <fthain@telegraphics.com.au> wrote:

> If you use one timer as a clock event device and the other as a
> clocksource, there are no timers left to run the existing
> timer_interrupt() handler. So this arrangement would require
> GENERIC_CLOCKEVENTS=y, right?

I think so, yes.

> Then, wouldn't all relevant platforms have to support
> GENERIC_CLOCKEVENTS=y, if a single binary was to support all of those
> platforms?

Good point. I wonder of there is a path forward where we
could have peaceful GENERIC_CLOCKEVENTS and
!GENERIC_CLOCKEVENTS co-existence.

Yours,
Linus Walleij

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