Re: [PATCH 01/10] backports: Remove ssb and bcma

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On 09/23/2018 10:10 PM, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Sun, 2018-09-23 at 19:45 +0200, Hauke Mehrtens wrote:
>> Use the versions shipped with the kernel instead.
>> bcma and ssb didn't change much in the last few years, most of the
>> changes were related to code only used on embedded devices. Removing
>> this reduces the number of parts we have to backport. b43, b43legacy and
>> brcmsmac work well with the in kernel version.
>>  patches/0051-no-wakeup_path/ssb.patch              | 12 -----------
>>  patches/0069-remove-of_irq/bcma.patch              | 24 ----------------------
>>  11 files changed, 23 insertions(+), 80 deletions(-)
> Is that really worth it?
> johannes

There are sometimes some changes needed because of ssb and bmca, like
of_dma_configure() getting one additional parameter now. To reduce the
effort I just want to get rid of this.
In OpenWrt we take this from the mainline kernel anyway as it is build
in for some Broadcom SoCs.


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