Re: [PATCH v5 03/17] ACPI: bus: Add acpi_riscv_init function

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On Thu, May 02, 2024 at 11:12:43AM +0100, Sudeep Holla wrote:
> On Thu, May 02, 2024 at 03:32:25PM +0530, Sunil V L wrote:
> > On Thu, May 02, 2024 at 12:24:14PM +0300, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> > > On Wed, May 01, 2024 at 05:47:28PM +0530, Sunil V L wrote:
> > > > Add a new function for RISC-V to do any architecture specific
> > > > initialization. This function will be used to create platform devices
> > > > like APLIC, PLIC, RISC-V IOMMU etc. This is similar to acpi_arm_init().
> > >
> > > What is the special about this architecture that it requires a separate
> > > initialization that is _not_ going to be in other cases?
> > > Please, elaborate.
> > >
> > This init function will be used to create GSI mapping structures and in
> > future may be others like iommu. Like I mentioned, ARM already has
> > similar function acpi_arm_init(). So, it is not new right?
> Just to add:
> This is to initialise everything around all the arch specific tables
> which you will not have on any other architectures. We could execute
> on all architectures but the tables will never be found. The main point
> is why do we want to do that if we can optimise and skip on all other
> archs.

You need to carefully write the commit messages. Some kind of the above
paragraphs has to be in there.

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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