[U-Boot] [PATCH v4 07/27] Introduce generic global_data

Graeme Russ graeme.russ at gmail.com
Thu Mar 15 03:30:19 CET 2012

Hi Simon,

On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 1:16 PM, Simon Glass <sjg at chromium.org> wrote:
> We want to unify the global_data structure. Most fields are common across
> architectures, but there are a fair number of SOC-specific additions. It
> isn't clear how best to deal with these, but for now we just use #ifdef.
> Checkpatch warnings here might be unavoidable:
> warning: include/asm-generic/global_data.h,43: do not add new typedefs
> warning: include/asm-generic/global_data.h,117: Use of volatile is usually wrong: see Documentation/volatile-considered-harmful.txt
> warning: include/asm-generic/global_data.h,121: storage class should be at the beginning of the declaration

IMHO global data does not need to be (and should not be) typedef'd



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