On Fri, Sep 25, 2020 at 05:32:50PM -0400, Daniel P. Smith wrote:
> The work for this is split across different teams with different
> resourcing levels resulting in one organization working Intel and
> another working AMD. This then raised the concern over submitting a
> single patch set developed by two groups pseudo-independently. In this
> situation the result would be patches being submitted from one
> organization that had no direct development or testing and therefore
> could not sign off on a subset of the patches being submitted.

Not sure if internal team structures qualify as a techical argument for
upstream code.

> > I'd be more motivated to review and test a full all encompassing x86
> > solution. It would increase the patch set size but would also give it
> > a better test coverage, which I think would be a huge plus in such a
> > complex patch set.
> 
> We would not disagree with those sentiments but see the previous
> response about the conflict that exists.

At minimum, you have to make the case that the AMD support is easy to
tackle in to the framework of things you have later on.

/Jarkko
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