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Date:	Sun, 28 Feb 2010 11:33:06 +1100
From:	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>
To:	Jesse Barnes <>
Cc:	John Linn <>,,,,,,
	John Williams <>,
Subject: Re: Proposal to move PCI out of arch/powerpc and into drivers/of

On Fri, 2010-02-26 at 15:44 -0800, Jesse Barnes wrote:
> Dave and Ben have been talking about this for awhile; seems like a
> good
> excuse to do it.  IIRC they had even thought about just dumping the
> code directly into drivers/pci so that API updates won't get
> missed... 

Depends which part. Not -all- of our PCI code as John seems to want.

The bits that generate PCI devices from the device-tree, for sure,
though again, even there, there are quite a few dependencies on
constructs and data structures that are powerpc specific, or even ppc64
specific in some cases, and that would have to be cleaned up and/or
abstracted first.


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