[Linux-Xtensa] [PATCH 5/5] xtensa: ccount based sched_clock

Baruch Siach baruch at tkos.co.il
Wed Jun 26 23:17:28 PDT 2013


Hi Chris,

On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 07:25:12PM -0700, Chris Zankel wrote:
> I have added your patches to a different branch for now (it's on
> github), so we can push it once the generic patch makes it in.
> (Have you seen any update?)

The generic code is in the tip tree now and is feeding -next. So, chances are 
good that it is going in for 3.11. Please consider adding your clocksource 
branch to your for_next one. Linus once threatened not to pull anything that 
has not been in -next when the merge window opened.

> The patches worked on one of the boards I have tested it.

Thanks,
baruch

> On 06/21/2013 12:52 AM, Baruch Siach wrote:
> > Hi Chris,
> >
> > On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 12:18:17AM -0700, czankel wrote:
> >> On 6/20/13 7:32 AM, Baruch Siach wrote:
> >>> 1. You pull the timers/core branch as a dependency
> >>>
> >>> 2. This whole series goes through the tip tree
> >> I'm fine either way. The changes don't seem to interfere with other
> >> work I had planned.
> > Thanks. Since I'm not sure the timers/core tip branch is accepting any more 
> > stuff for 3.11, I think it would be best to go for option (1), and wait for 
> > timers/core to appear in Linus' tree before sending him your pull request for 
> > 3.11.
> >
> >> How do other architectures handle it?
> > No architecture other than ARM uses the generic sched_clock yet. So I guess 
> > xtensa is unique in that respect.
> >
> > baruch

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