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Re: New flavour combined orion5x and kirkwood

On Mon, 2016-02-08 at 13:12 +0900, Roger Shimizu wrote:
> [CC: debian-kernel@lists.debian.org and debian-arm@lists.debian.org]
> Dear Ben, Ian, Martin,
> I noticed orion5x and kirkwood are combined into new flavour called
> marvell in both kernel and flash-kernel git repo [0][1].
> Maybe it's too late,

It's not; that name isn't even used in experimental yet.

> but I still hope the flavour can be named
> "mvebu", which will be consistent with upstream.
> AFAIK, all orion5x and kirkwood changes go into mvebu repo [2] first,
> and then merge into arm-soc repo [3], and finally reach linus repo
> [4].

I did consider using 'mvebu', but I thought that people might assume
that it was supposed to support all the ARMv5 SoCs included in that
family.  That isn't the case and we're unlikely to add support for more
SoCs at this stage.


Ben Hutchings
Nothing is ever a complete failure; it can always serve as a bad example.

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