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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/11] resolve PXA<->8250 serial device address conflict
On Wed, 2013-12-04 at 20:12 -0800, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 02, 2013 at 04:10:33PM +0200, Heikki Krogerus wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 02, 2013 at 02:26:45PM +0400, Sergei Ianovich wrote:
> > > Who makes the decision which way to go?
> >
> > Greg and Russel make this decision. By having the pxa driver simply
> > register 8250 ports would probable reduce the code. Thats about the
> > biggest benefit from it.
> >
> > It would still be something nice to have IMO. Ideally all the
> > 8250/16x50 UARTs should register the ports with 8250_core.c, and not
> > create complete uart driver on their own.
> I agree, this is the best way to resolve this, having a separate uart
> driver isn't that good at all to be doing, if at all possible.

I'm reading the last message as a confirmation that
drivers/tty/serial/pxa.c needs to be rewritten using 8250_core.c.
However, "if at all possible" confuses me, since we have pxa.c in the
tree and it works. Greg, could you please clarify?

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