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Date:	Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:02:06 -0500
From:	Alex Elder <>
To:	Paul Bolle <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mach-bcm: clean up config and build targets

On 04/03/2014 03:49 PM, Paul Bolle wrote:
> On Thu, 2014-04-03 at 15:30 -0500, Alex Elder wrote:
>> Currently CONFIG_ARCH_BCM_MOBILE is used to select all Broadcom
>> mobile SoCs.  Instead, use that only as a config menu switch, and
>> define specific symbols like CONFIG_ARCH_BCM_281XX to select a
>> particular SoC family.  If ARCH_BCM_MOBILE is selected, all of the
>> SoCs will be selected by default, but this way each can be disabled
>> individually as well.
>> This allows more precision in controlling what gets built under
>> mach-bcm.  Another benefit to doing this is that it makes it obvious
>> that the code that implements SMC calls to control L2 cache is only
>> used for BCM281XX (for example).
>> Also use Kbuild's $(<modulename>-y) variable mechanism to build a
>> single object file containing everything used for the bcm281xx board
>> in arch/arm/mach-bcm.
>> Note:  This patch is based on the current arm-soc/for-next branch:
>>     e98cd72 arm-soc: document samsung merges
>> The patch is available here:
>>     Branch review/mach-bcm-cleanup
> It seems the last two paragraphs should actually be below the "---"
> marker. There's no need to include them in the commit explanation, is
> there?

You're right.  Sorry about that.

I got another comment too and will be doing a v2 shortly.

>> Signed-off-by: Alex Elder <>
>> ---
> Paul Bolle

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