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Date:	Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:00:29 +0800
From:	Haojian Zhuang <haojian.zhuang@...aro.org>
To:	Paul Bolle <pebolle@...cali.nl>
Cc:	Mike Turquette <mturquette@...aro.org>,
	Zhangfei Gao <zhangfei.gao@...aro.org>,
	Haifeng Yan <haifeng.yan@...aro.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: clk: hisilicon: ARCH_HIP04 and ARCH_HIX5HD2?

On 19 June 2014 16:50, Paul Bolle <pebolle@...cali.nl> wrote:
> 0) Commit d3e6573c48f4 ("clk: hip04: add clock driver") was included in
> v3.15. That clock driver is built only if CONFIG_ARCH_HIP04 is set.
>
> And commit 5efaf09021a5 ("clk: hisi: add clk-hix5hd2.c") was included in
> v3.16-rc1. And that driver is built only if CONFIG_ARCH_HIX5HD2 is set.
>
> 1) Neither the symbol ARCH_HIP04 nor the symbol ARCH_HIX5HD2 is part of
> v3.16-rc1. These symbols are also not part of next-20140619. I assume
> that both are pending somewhere. Is that correct?
>
> 2) It would probably be nice if these drivers got some (automatic) build
> coverage until those symbols enter the tree. I don't know how that could
> be achieved.
>
>
> Paul Bolle
>

Because clock driver is the first component should be merged into
kernel tree. Otherwise, SoC couldn't be compiled at all since SoC &
clock are in two different git tree.

I also hope that SoC patches could be merged as soon as possible. But
we also need to follow up the comments on SoC patches from mailing
list. I can't not say when those SoC patches could be merged into
mainline since I'm not the gate keeper. I could only say that we're
making effort on this.

Regards
Haojian
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