Re: Future of pci-mvebu

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On Tue, Jul 18, 2023 at 06:19:52AM -0500, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> [+cc Radu]
> On Tue, Jul 18, 2023 at 12:03:17AM +0200, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > Hello, I have just one question. What do you want to do with pci-mvebu
> > driver? It is already marked as broken for 3 kernel releases and I do
> > not see any progress from anybody (and you rejected my fixes). How long
> > do you want it to have marked as broken?
> I don't think "depends on BROKEN" necessarily means that we plan to
> remove the driver.  I think it just means that it's currently broken,
> but we hope to fix it eventually.
> I think the problem here is the regular vs chained interrupt handlers,
> right?  Radu has been looking at that recently, too, so maybe we can
> have another go at it.

We (Linaro and Redhat) had a discussion a while ago on this topic and I just got
pointed to Radu's series. So yes, we should instead work on that direction
instead of driver hacks which brings maintainers disagreement.

- Mani

> Bjorn

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