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Date:	Fri, 05 Sep 2014 01:07:08 +0200
From:	Paul Bolle <>
To:	Haojian Zhuang <>
Cc:	Mike Turquette <>,
	Zhangfei Gao <>,
	Haifeng Yan <>,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: clk: hisilicon: ARCH_HIP04 and ARCH_HIX5HD2?

On Thu, 2014-06-19 at 17:00 +0800, Haojian Zhuang wrote:
> On 19 June 2014 16:50, Paul Bolle <> 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.
> 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.

ARCH_HIX5HD2 landed in v3.17-rc1, so it left my list of minor worries.

I assume the code to add ARCH_HIP04 is still being worked on. Is that

Paul Bolle

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