Freescale Linux BSP review
R55763 at freescale.com
Wed Dec 15 21:06:19 UTC 2010
May I ask if a final report will be posted to wiki?
From: linaro-dev-bounces at lists.linaro.org [mailto:linaro-dev-bounces at lists.linaro.org] On Behalf Of Eric Miao
Sent: Saturday, December 11, 2010 10:12 PM
To: Arnd Bergmann
Cc: Dave Martin; linaro-dev at lists.linaro.org
Subject: Re: Freescale Linux BSP review
On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 5:41 AM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de> wrote:
> Following a discussion we had on the Freescale BSP, I started a tree
> at http://git.linaro.org/gitweb?p=people/arnd/imx.git;a=summary
> that has the same contents as the tree on the freescale git
This is very useful analysis. Just to make sure, are you referring to the
And the release of rel_imx_2.6.35_10.10.01?
> but splits them into six branches at this time, though
> the number should increase.
> The current split is
> * master -- an octopus merge of all the other branches, identical to
> the BSP
> 381 patches total
> 1286 files changed, 882747 insertions(+), 2932 deletions(-)
> * drv-mxc -- all drivers in the new drivers/mxc/ directory and new drivers
> in drivers/char/, as these typically introduce new user ABIs
> that need very careful review.
> 23 patches
> 189 files changed, 97215 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> * amd-gpu -- a single but huge driver for the GPU. As is normally the
> case with GPU drivers, we can expect long discussions
> before it will get considered for mainline
> 4 patches
> 98 files changed, 278321 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> * ath -- another single driver that is rather large, for the ath6km
> wifi controller. Split out because it is not owned by freescale.
> 4 patches
> 169 files changed, 94561 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> * other-subsys -- device drivers for existing subsystems. These should
> be largely uncontroversial, because they don't introduce
> new ABIs and the code looks clean enough for a straight-
> forward inclusion through the respective subsystem
> Someone still needs to go through these and split them
> up by subsystem and separate new drivers from patches
> to existing drivers where needed.
> 159 patches
> 445 files changed, 270318 insertions(+), 959 deletions(-)
> * arch -- everything in the arch/arm, directory, this will go through
> review on the linux-arm-kernel mailing list.
> This also needs to be split up further into smaller branches.
> 179 patches
> 378 files changed, 140275 insertions(+), 1991 deletions(-)
> * external -- patches that look unrelated to the rest, and are probably
> backported from patches that already went upstream.
> 9 patches
> 7 files changed, 37 insertions(+), 32 deletions(-)
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