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SubjectRe: [PATCH] dma: ste_dma40: Remove VLA usage
On Mon, Jul 2, 2018 at 4:22 PM Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 29, 2018 at 11:22 PM Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
>
> > - Nobody uses this driver in practice, as the hardware platform
> > was a dead end
>
> Depends what you mean with dead end.
>
> The hardware was deployed in a few million handsets from Samsung
> and Sony.
>
> Some have been picked up as targets for PostmarketOS:
> https://wiki.postmarketos.org/wiki/Samsung_Galaxy_S_Advance_(samsung-i9070)
> https://wiki.postmarketos.org/wiki/Samsung_Galaxy_SIII_mini_(samsung-i8190)
>
> So it is no more dead end than anything else discontinued, and it
> has a living community who want it suppored by the mainline
> kernel if possible.

Mixup with SuperH-based ST40?

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

--
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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