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From: Guo Ren <ren_guo@c-sky.com>
To: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano@linaro.org>,
	David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>,
	gregkh <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>,
	Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-arch <linux-arch@vger.kernel.org>,
	DTML <devicetree@vger.kernel.org>,
	Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>,
	c-sky_gcc_upstream@c-sky.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH V9 00/21] C-SKY(csky) Linux Kernel Port
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:03:22 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20181018090322.GB21934@guoren-Inspiron-7460> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAK8P3a0wRPfXm3wupQd6RdN6L8CvjD0HX_Bk61VBxOYeNCh+FA@mail.gmail.com>

On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 10:36:45AM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 6:11 AM Guo Ren <ren_guo@c-sky.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, Oct 17, 2018 at 05:58:46PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > > On Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 4:58 AM Guo Ren <ren_guo@c-sky.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > This is the 9th version patchset to add the Linux kernel port for
> > > > C-SKY(csky) based on linux-4.19-rc3.
> > > >
> > > > There are only a few changes between V8 patchset. Hope it could be
> > > > merged into linux-4.20 and I'm very grateful for any help.
> > >
> > > I've gone through the entire series once more and saw no show-stoppers.
> > > The last patch looked like it introduced a bug, but with that one dropped,
> > > I'm happy for the architecture to get merged, unless anyone else
> > > has any last-minute concerns. (Alternatively, explain why I'm wrong
> > > and the code works correctly, of course).
> > Ok and thx for the job of csky subsystem.
> >
> > >
> > > I'd appreciate having someone else take another look at the signal
> > > handling code, the atomics, and the DT bindings and provide another
> > > Ack for those.
> > >
> > > The remaining open question is about the 32-bit time_t interfaces.
> > > With 4.20, I did not manage to get the required system calls in place
> > > for using 64-bit time_t in a new architecture, so you will at least
> > > start out using 32-bit time_t and likely have to keep supporting
> > > that going forward, unless we decide to break the ABI here later
> > > on .This is something we normally don't do, but we might make
> > > an exception here, under the assumption that there are no
> > > existing users with the ABI. We can debate that once we get there.
> > We support uclibc-ng and glibc.
> >
> > 1. For uclibc-ng, linux-4.20 could run with it.
> >
> > 2. For glibc, Maybe we could support 32-bit + 64-bit time_t with
> > KERNEL_VERSION, or just only 64-bit then linux-4.20 couldn't work with
> > the csky first glibc release.
> 
> Yes, it is always an option to make glibc more restrictive than the kernel.
> We could also just make it a configuration option in the kernel whether
> the system calls are provided, so they don't use memory for the
> implementation.
Ok.
 
> You will probably want musl support at some point. musl-1.x always
> uses 32-bit time_t today, but musl-2.x will use the 64-bit interfaces,
> so just waiting a bit will probably make it work out for you.
Thx for the tips, we'll consider musl in the future.

Best Regards
 Guo Ren

      reply	other threads:[~2018-10-18  9:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 68+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-10-16  2:58 Guo Ren
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 01/21] csky: Build infrastructure Guo Ren
2018-10-23  0:08   ` Guo Ren
2018-10-24 22:53     ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-25 17:04       ` Guo Ren
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 02/21] csky: defconfig Guo Ren
2018-10-17 14:56   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 03/21] csky: Kernel booting Guo Ren
2018-10-17 14:58   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 04/21] csky: Exception handling and mm-fault Guo Ren
2018-10-17 14:59   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 05/21] csky: System Call Guo Ren
2018-10-17 15:02   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-18  2:02     ` Guo Ren
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 06/21] csky: Cache and TLB routines Guo Ren
2018-10-17 15:08   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 07/21] csky: MMU and page table management Guo Ren
2018-10-17 15:06   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-18  2:05     ` Guo Ren
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 08/21] csky: Process management and Signal Guo Ren
2018-10-17 15:11   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-18  2:37     ` Guo Ren
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 09/21] csky: VDSO and rt_sigreturn Guo Ren
2018-10-17 15:13   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 10/21] csky: IRQ handling Guo Ren
2018-10-17 15:14   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-18  2:39     ` Guo Ren
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 11/21] csky: Atomic operations Guo Ren
2018-10-17 15:17   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-18  2:40     ` Guo Ren
2018-10-21 20:55   ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-10-22  1:52     ` Guo Ren
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 12/21] csky: ELF and module probe Guo Ren
2018-10-17 15:18   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-18  2:49     ` Guo Ren
2018-10-18  8:31       ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 13/21] csky: Library functions Guo Ren
2018-10-17 15:24   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-18  3:10     ` Guo Ren
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 14/21] csky: User access Guo Ren
2018-10-17 15:37   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 15/21] csky: Debug and Ptrace GDB Guo Ren
2018-10-17 15:46   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-18  3:17     ` Guo Ren
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 16/21] csky: SMP support Guo Ren
2018-10-17 15:47   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 17/21] csky: Misc headers Guo Ren
2018-10-17 15:49   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 18/21] dt-bindings: csky CPU Bindings Guo Ren
2018-10-17 15:50   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-18  3:21     ` Guo Ren
2018-10-18  3:45       ` Guo Ren
2018-10-18 14:31   ` Rob Herring
2018-10-19  2:19     ` Guo Ren
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 19/21] dt-bindings: Add vendor prefix for csky Guo Ren
2018-10-16  2:58 ` [PATCH V9 20/21] MAINTAINERS: Add csky Guo Ren
2018-10-17 15:51   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-16  5:48 ` [PATCH V9 21/21] csky: support dword access for get_user_size() Guo Ren
2018-10-17 15:44   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-18  3:41     ` Guo Ren
2018-10-18  8:34       ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-18  8:57         ` Guo Ren
2018-10-24  7:17           ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-25 17:08             ` Guo Ren
2018-10-17 15:58 ` [PATCH V9 00/21] C-SKY(csky) Linux Kernel Port Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-18  4:10   ` Guo Ren
2018-10-18  8:36     ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-18  9:03       ` Guo Ren [this message]

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