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From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
To: Anson Huang <anson.huang@nxp.com>
Cc: Aisheng Dong <aisheng.dong@nxp.com>,
	Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH V3 02/10] init.h: Fix the __setup_param() macro for module build
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2020 10:37:59 +0200
Message-ID: <CAK8P3a3FueW3JSLO4RV4WV3C-UP_5y5UA1WGs+gaQGaPaafaUA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <DB3PR0402MB39166254A6F287DC0A8216F1F56C0@DB3PR0402MB3916.eurprd04.prod.outlook.com>

On Wed, Jul 1, 2020 at 7:14 AM Anson Huang <anson.huang@nxp.com> wrote:
> > Subject: Re: [PATCH V3 02/10] init.h: Fix the __setup_param() macro for module build
> > On Mon, Jun 29, 2020 at 1:40 PM Anson Huang <anson.huang@nxp.com>
> > wrote:
> > > It makes sense to drop the __setup() and __serup_param() in the #else
> > > block, just use one definition for all cases, if no one objects, I will remove
> > them in next patch series.
> >
> > Ok, sounds good. Note that there may be users of the plain __setup() that just
> > get turned into nops right now. Usually those are already enclosed in "#ifndef
> > MODULE", but if they are not, then removing the definition would cause a
> > build error.
> >
> > Have a look if you can find such instances, and either change the patch to add
> > the missing "#ifndef MODULE" checks, or just drop the __setup_param() and
> > leave the __setup() if it gets too complicated.
>
> Looks like the __setup_param() defined in "#ifndef MODULE" can NOT be used for
> MODULE build at all, so sharing same implementation is NOT available, so if it is NOT
> that critical, I plan to keep the #else block in this patch, let me know if you have further
> concern or any other suggestion, below is the build error reported for module build using
> __setup_param() implementation for built in.

I don't understand what your plan is here. Do you mean you will leave that
part of the clk driver as built-in?

> In file included from ./arch/arm64/include/asm/alternative.h:12,
>                  from ./arch/arm64/include/asm/lse.h:15,
>                  from ./arch/arm64/include/asm/cmpxchg.h:14,
>                  from ./arch/arm64/include/asm/atomic.h:16,
>                  from ./include/linux/atomic.h:7,
>                  from ./include/asm-generic/bitops/atomic.h:5,
>                  from ./arch/arm64/include/asm/bitops.h:26,
>                  from ./include/linux/bitops.h:29,
>                  from ./include/linux/kernel.h:12,
>                  from ./include/linux/clk.h:13,
>                  from drivers/clk/imx/clk.c:2:
> ./include/linux/init.h:177:16: error: variable ‘__setup_imx_keep_uart_earlycon’ has initializer but incomplete type
>   177 |  static struct obs_kernel_param __setup_##unique_id  \
>       |                ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> drivers/clk/imx/clk.c:157:1: note: in expansion of macro ‘__setup_param’
>   157 | __setup_param("earlycon", imx_keep_uart_earlycon,
>       | ^~~~~~~~~~~~~
> ./include/linux/init.h:180:7: warning: excess elements in struct initializer
>   180 |   = { __setup_str_##unique_id, fn, early }
>       |       ^~~~~~~~~~~~
> drivers/clk/imx/clk.c:157:1: note: in expansion of macro ‘__setup_param’
>   157 | __setup_param("earlycon", imx_keep_uart_earlycon,
>       | ^~~~~~~~~~~~~
> ./include/linux/init.h:180:7: note: (near initialization for ‘__setup_imx_keep_uart_earlycon’)

This error just means you can't have a __setup_param() call in a
loadable module,
which we already knew. If you need to do something with the clocks early on,
that has to be in built-in code and cannot be in a module. If you
don't need that
code, then you should just remove it from both the modular version and the
built-in version.

What is the purpose of that __setup_param() argument parsing in the
clock driver?

       Arnd

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Thread overview: 39+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-29  5:53 [PATCH V3 00/10] Support building i.MX8 SoCs clock driver as module Anson Huang
2020-06-29  5:53 ` [PATCH V3 01/10] clk: composite: Export clk_hw_register_composite() Anson Huang
2020-06-29  5:53 ` [PATCH V3 02/10] init.h: Fix the __setup_param() macro for module build Anson Huang
2020-06-29 11:33   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-06-29 11:40     ` Anson Huang
2020-06-29 11:58       ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-07-01  5:14         ` Anson Huang
2020-07-01  8:37           ` Arnd Bergmann [this message]
2020-07-01  9:27             ` Anson Huang
2020-07-01  9:53               ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-07-01 10:02                 ` Anson Huang
2020-07-01 10:13                   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-07-01 10:20                     ` Anson Huang
2020-06-29  5:53 ` [PATCH V3 03/10] ARM: imx: Select MXC_CLK for each SoC Anson Huang
2020-06-29  7:27   ` Aisheng Dong
2020-06-29  8:21     ` Anson Huang
2020-06-29  5:53 ` [PATCH V3 04/10] clk: imx: Support building SCU clock driver as module Anson Huang
2020-06-29 11:37   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-06-29 12:53     ` Anson Huang
2020-06-29 13:20       ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-06-29 14:52         ` Anson Huang
2020-06-29 15:08           ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-06-29 15:19             ` Anson Huang
2020-06-30  3:55               ` Dong Aisheng
2020-07-01  7:19                 ` Anson Huang
2020-07-01  8:46                   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-07-01  9:28                     ` Anson Huang
2020-07-01  9:40                       ` Anson Huang
2020-07-01  9:54                         ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-06-30  3:36         ` Dong Aisheng
2020-06-29  5:53 ` [PATCH V3 05/10] clk: imx: Support building i.MX common " Anson Huang
2020-06-29  5:53 ` [PATCH V3 06/10] clk: imx8mm: Support module build Anson Huang
2020-06-29  5:53 ` [PATCH V3 07/10] clk: imx8mn: " Anson Huang
2020-06-29  5:54 ` [PATCH V3 08/10] clk: imx8mp: " Anson Huang
2020-06-29  5:54 ` [PATCH V3 09/10] clk: imx8mq: " Anson Huang
2020-06-29  5:54 ` [PATCH V3 10/10] clk: imx8qxp: " Anson Huang
2020-06-29 11:40   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-06-29 11:43     ` Anson Huang
2020-06-29 11:58       ` Arnd Bergmann

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