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Re: [PATCH v5 0/2] RTC support for QEMU RISC-V virt machine

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 0/2] RTC support for QEMU RISC-V virt machine
Date: Sat, 2 Nov 2019 10:37:42 +0000

On Tue, 29 Oct 2019 at 13:25, Alistair Francis <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 25, 2019 at 6:28 AM Anup Patel <address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> > This series adds RTC device to QEMU RISC-V virt machine. We have
> > selected Goldfish RTC device model for this. It's a pretty simple
> > synthetic device with few MMIO registers and no dependency external
> > clock. The driver for Goldfish RTC is already available in Linux so
> > we just need to enable it in Kconfig for RISCV and also update Linux
> > defconfigs.
> >
> > We have tested this series with Linux-5.4-rc4 plus defconfig changes
> > available in 'goldfish_rtc_v2' branch of:
> > https://github.com/avpatel/linux.git
> @Peter Maydell this has been reviewed, do you mind taking this in you
> next PR? I don't see a maintainer for hw/rtc.

Generally devices used by a single architecture should
go via the tree of the maintainer who handles that
architecture -- in this case that's riscv. (The reason
is that it's only riscv folks who can test whether the
device works in the machine model, and only riscv
folks who can reasonably review whether the device
is the right way of implementing the functionality for

-- PMM

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