Re: [PATCH 1/3] ARM: imx: Add common imx cpuidle init functionality.

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On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 08:54:26AM +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 09:38:43AM +0800, Shawn Guo wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 10:45:02AM -0500, Rob Lee wrote:
> > > >> Let me try last time.  What about having a late_initcall hook in
> > > >> machine_desc?
> > > >
> > > > Also fine with me.
> > > >
> > > 
> > > Shall I add Shawn's patch to my imx cpuidle patchset or should the
> > > arch/arm/kernel/setup.c and arch.h changes be submitted separately?
> > > If separately, Shawn, did you want to submit this patch or should I?
> > > 
> > Strange.  Russell is not in the Cc list.  I remember I added Russell
> > into Cc when I propose the idea.  Added him again.
> I didn't see any message in this thread cc'd to me, but that's not to
> say I hadn't already read this patch.  I don't have any comment against
> it, but I do wonder how often this hook would be used.
I guess mach-* that use common cpuidle will likely need this hook.

> We do seem to have quite a number of late_initcall()s in arch/arm/mach-*,
> so it seems to be a good idea - provided someone's willing to convert all
> those users of late_initcall()s.

Agreed.  The late_initcall()s in arch/arm/mach-* will not scale for
long time, since we are moving toward single build.


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