[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 1/9] ar71xx: PowerCloud CAP324 kernel support To: openwrt-devel at lists.openwrt.org

Matthias Schiffer mschiffer at universe-factory.net
Wed Dec 16 19:43:37 EST 2015

On 12/09/2015 09:47 PM, Felix Fietkau wrote:
> On 2015-12-09 21:02, Daniel Dickinson wrote:
>>> Seems like we've been accumulating separate patches for adding
>>> individual boards again, I'm going to clean up that stuff later. When
>>> you've fixed the issues that I've pointed out already, please also
>>> restructure your patches to add the mach files individually, then a
>>> commit that integrates your boards into
>>> 700-MIPS-ath79-openwrt-machines.patch, then the image build integration
>>> patches.
>> Sorry, I'm not 100% sure I follow, so let me make sure I'm understanding:
>> You no longer want to have individual patches in 
>> target/linux/xxx/patches/ for each board, so the commit series should be to
>> do each board separately in terms of commit, but which each affect 
>> 700-MIPS-ath79-openwrt-machines.patch rather than being in individual 
>> patches.
>> That is the adding mach-xxx.c becomes part of 700-MIPS-ath79-... ?
> mach-xxx.c should go to files/arch/mips/ath79/ instead of patches/
>> Or should the mach file be added somewhere else (e.g. somewhere in the 
>> target/linux/ar71xx tree and referenced by patch 700-MIPS-... for the 
>> KConfig and Makefile and so on?
>> It would be perhaps useful to have some documentation on dev.openwrt.org 
>> pointing to expected board patch guidelines.
> This mess really is ar71xx specific. On targets that have been converted
> to device tree (e.g. ramips), things are a lot easier and cleaner.
> Maybe some day ar71xx will be converted to run device tree too, but I'm
> not sure if anybody's actively working on this.
> - Felix

For the record: I'm planning to work on device trees for ar71xx sometime
next year (and getting as much of it as possible to the upstream kernel
in the process).


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