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Date: Mon, 30 May 2022 10:23:41 +0200
From: Arnd Bergmann <>
To: Marc Zyngier <>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <>, linux-arch <>, 
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>, Yoshinori Sato <>, 
	Palmer Dabbelt <>, Masahiro Yamada <>, 
	Peter Zijlstra <>, Huacai Chen <>, 
	WANG Xuerui <>,,,,,
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] asm-generic changes for 5.19

On Sun, May 29, 2022 at 3:21 PM Marc Zyngier <> wrote:
> > My feeling is that there is also no point in merging a port without
> > the drivers as it cannot work on any hardware. On the other hand,
> > the libc submissions (glibc and musl) are currently blocked while
> > they are waiting for the kernel port to get merged.
> I'd tend to agree. But if on the other hand the userspace ABI is
> clearly defined, I think it could make sense to go for it (if I
> remember well, we merged arm64 without any support irqchip support,
> and the arm64 GIC support appeared later in the game).

Ok, thanks for taking another look. I think we should just merge the
port without the drivers then, and you can make a decision on
the irqchip drivers after you've reviewed the latest version.


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