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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] ARM: sunxi: Add an ahci-platform compatible AHCI driver for the Allwinner SUNXi series of SoCs
Hello, Hans.

On Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 08:00:20PM +0100, Hans de Goede wrote:
> I think it would be a good idea to merge ahci upstream using the
> ahci_imx.c method for now. You already indicated that you were not against
> doing that for now.

Well, the thing is nothing actually happened since ahci_imx got
merged, so I'm wondering maybe there isn't enough pressure.

> Oliver is working on getting a cleaner solution for this, but doing this
> properly takes tinme, and we would like to move forward with getting
> sunxi ahci support upstream in the mean time.
> So if it is ok with you we would like to move forward with the version
> initially posted. Therefor I would like to request you to review it
> (glossing over the platform device instantiating a platform device
> approach for now), and provide us with feedback so that we can do a v2
> and start moving this towards the mainline kernel.

We still have some time left before the next merge window and if it's
really necessary, I can submit drivers post -rc1 too, so I'd still
*much* prefer doing it properly rather than creating more drivers
which would need to be cleaned up later.



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