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From: Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla@arm.com>
To: John Garry <john.garry@huawei.com>
Cc: rjw@rjwysocki.net, lenb@kernel.org, jeremy.linton@arm.com,
	arnd@arndb.de, olof@lixom.net, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org, guohanjun@huawei.com,
	gregkh@linuxfoundation.org, Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla@arm.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC 1/2] ACPI/PPTT: Add acpi_pptt_get_package_info() API
Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2020 17:41:16 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200130174116.GA57159@bogus> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <bfa7770b-d323-1f2a-98c8-44c2142c9124@huawei.com>

On Thu, Jan 30, 2020 at 04:12:20PM +0000, John Garry wrote:
> On 30/01/2020 11:23, Sudeep Holla wrote:
> > > I personally would not prefer to add the support when I know it is getting
> > > deprecated. I am not sure on kernel community policy on the same.
> > >
> > OK, the details on the proposal to deprecate can be now found in UEFI
> > bugzilla [1]
> >
>
> Wouldn't it be a better approach to propose deprecating the field when there
> is a readily available alternative, i.e. not a spec from a different body in
> beta stage?
>

Understandable and valid concerns. It would be helpful if you raise it in
the UEFI bugzilla. Your concerns will get lost if you just raise here.

> To me, this new SMC support will take an appreciable amount of time to be
> implemented in FW by SiPs when actually released. And if it requires an ATF
> upgrade - which I guess it does - then that's a big job.
>

Again I do understand, please raise it with the SMCCC specification contact
as listed in the link I shared.

--
Regards,
Sudeep

  reply	other threads:[~2020-01-30 17:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 30+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-28 11:14 [PATCH RFC 0/2] Add basic generic ACPI soc driver John Garry
2020-01-28 11:14 ` [PATCH RFC 1/2] ACPI/PPTT: Add acpi_pptt_get_package_info() API John Garry
2020-01-28 12:34   ` Sudeep Holla
2020-01-28 14:04     ` John Garry
2020-01-28 14:54       ` Sudeep Holla
2020-01-29 11:03         ` John Garry
2020-01-30 11:23     ` Sudeep Holla
2020-01-30 16:12       ` John Garry
2020-01-30 17:41         ` Sudeep Holla [this message]
2020-01-31 10:58           ` John Garry
2020-01-28 11:14 ` [PATCH RFC 2/2] soc: Add a basic ACPI generic driver John Garry
2020-01-28 11:56   ` Greg KH
2020-01-28 13:33     ` John Garry
2020-01-28 12:50   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-01-28 14:46     ` John Garry
2020-01-28 15:20   ` Sudeep Holla
2020-01-28 15:59     ` John Garry
2020-01-28 16:17       ` Sudeep Holla
2020-01-28 17:51   ` Olof Johansson
2020-01-28 18:22     ` John Garry
2020-01-28 19:11       ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2020-01-28 19:28         ` John Garry
2020-01-28 22:30           ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2020-01-29 10:27             ` John Garry
2020-01-28 20:06       ` Olof Johansson
2020-01-29  9:58         ` John Garry
2020-01-28 16:56 ` [PATCH RFC 0/2] Add basic generic ACPI soc driver Jeremy Linton
2020-01-28 17:28   ` John Garry
2020-01-28 19:04     ` Jeremy Linton
2020-01-28 20:07       ` John Garry

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