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SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 00/19] platform/x86: Rework intel_scu_ipc and intel_pmc_ipc drivers
Hi all,

On Tue, Mar 03, 2020 at 04:36:30PM +0300, Mika Westerberg wrote:
> Currently both intel_scu_ipc.c and intel_pmc_ipc.c implement the same SCU
> IPC communications with minor differences. This duplication does not make
> much sense so this series reworks the two drivers so that there is only a
> single implementation of the SCU IPC. In addition to that the API will be
> updated to take SCU instance pointer as an argument, and most of the
> callers will be converted to this new API. The old API is left there but
> the plan is to get rid the callers and then the old API as well (this is
> something we are working with Andy Shevchenko).
> The intel_pmc_ipc.c is then moved under MFD which suits better for this
> kind of a driver that pretty much sets up the SCU IPC and then creates a
> bunch of platform devices for the things sitting behind the PMC. The driver
> is renamed to intel_pmc_bxt.c which should follow the existing conventions
> under drivers/mfd (and it is only meant for Intel Broxton derivatives).
> This series is on top of platform-driver-x86.git/for-next because there are
> a couple of commits in that branch that re-organize the Kconfig and
> Makefile of drivers/platform/x86. So these do not apply cleanly without
> those commits. For this reason I would prefer this to go through pdx86 tree
> if there are no objections.

If there are no objections it would be nice to get this series merged for v5.7.


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