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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1.1] x86: intel-mid: add test module for sfi_device()
On 11/18/2013 09:35 AM, David Cohen wrote:
> On 11/18/2013 07:28 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 04:09:18PM -0800, David Cohen wrote:
>>> This patch adds a test module to validate sfi_device() when used from a
>>> driver module.
>> I don't think this is all that useful. How about you prepeare a few
>> of the more useful drivers from your tree for submission instead?
> One of these drivers you can track here:
> This is necessary to enable serial console on Saltbay (Merrifield based
> platform). But the driver is still being reworked to be upstreamed.
> Anyway, upstream those drivers won't work to validate this patch set
> we're discussion here. All platform codes are bool (can't be module).

I meant: all upstreamed platform codes are bool.

> The real purpose of these patches is to make my internal tree to be
> equal to upstream. My intention is to upstream *all* internal patches
> of Intel MID and temporarily move away from arch/x86/platform/intel-
> mid/device_libs/ the platform code from still-on-staging-state drivers.
> So, we need a dummy module on upstream to make this code testable.
> In case this code is not accepted, I'll will have to maintain 2
> official public branches: one with these patches and one without them.
> Br, David

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