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From: "Andreas Färber" <afaerber@suse.de>
To: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Cc: linux-realtek-soc@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Lee Jones <lee.jones@linaro.org>,
	Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson@linaro.org>,
	Geert Uytterhoeven <geert+renesas@glider.be>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] base: soc: Export soc_device_to_device() helper
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 06:42:05 +0100
Message-ID: <586fa37c-6292-aca4-fa7c-73064858afaf@suse.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191111052741.GB3176397@kroah.com>

Hi Greg,

Am 11.11.19 um 06:27 schrieb Greg Kroah-Hartman:
> On Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 05:56:09AM +0100, Andreas Färber wrote:
>> Use of soc_device_to_device() in driver modules causes a build failure.
>> Given that the helper is nicely documented in include/linux/sys_soc.h,
>> let's export it as GPL symbol.
> 
> I thought we were fixing the soc drivers to not need this.  What
> happened to that effort?  I thought I had patches in my tree (or
> someone's tree) that did some of this work already, such that this
> symbol isn't needed anymore.

I do still see this function used in next-20191108 in drivers/soc/.

I'll be happy to adjust my RFC driver if someone points me to how!

Given the current struct layout, a type cast might work (but ugly).
Or if we stay with my current RFC driver design, we could use the
platform_device instead of the soc_device (which would clutter the
screen more than "soc soc0:") or resort to pr_info() w/o device.

Thanks,
Andreas

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Thread overview: 35+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-03  1:36 [RFC 00/11] ARM: Realtek RTD1195/RTD1295 SoC info Andreas Färber
2019-11-03  1:36 ` [RFC 01/11] dt-bindings: soc: Add Realtek RTD1195 chip info binding Andreas Färber
2019-11-06  4:41   ` Rob Herring
2019-11-03  1:36 ` [RFC 02/11] soc: Add Realtek chip info driver for RTD1195 and RTD1295 Andreas Färber
2019-11-03  1:45   ` Andreas Färber
2019-11-11  4:56   ` [PATCH] base: soc: Export soc_device_to_device() helper Andreas Färber
2019-11-11  5:27     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-11-11  5:42       ` Andreas Färber [this message]
2019-11-11  6:40         ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-11-11 20:10           ` Andreas Färber
2019-11-12  0:29             ` Andreas Färber
2019-11-12  5:23             ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-11-12  7:29               ` Uwe Kleine-König
2019-11-12 10:47                 ` Sense of soc bus? (was: [PATCH] base: soc: Export soc_device_to_device() helper) Andreas Färber
2019-11-14 22:09                   ` Rob Herring
2019-11-15 11:15                     ` Andreas Färber
2019-11-15 11:49                     ` Andreas Färber
2019-11-15  8:52                   ` Neil Armstrong
2019-11-15  8:58                     ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-11-15 12:00                       ` Andreas Färber
2019-11-15 12:34                         ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-11-18 15:55                           ` Tony Lindgren
2019-11-12 10:48                 ` [PATCH] base: soc: Export soc_device_to_device() helper Lee Jones
2019-11-03  1:36 ` [RFC 03/11] arm64: dts: realtek: rtd129x: Add chip info node Andreas Färber
2019-11-03  1:36 ` [RFC 04/11] ARM: dts: rtd1195: " Andreas Färber
2019-11-03  1:36 ` [RFC 05/11] dt-bindings: soc: realtek: rtd1195-chip: Extend reg property Andreas Färber
2019-11-06  4:46   ` Rob Herring
2019-11-06  8:42     ` Andreas Färber
2019-11-03  1:36 ` [RFC 06/11] soc: realtek: chip: Detect RTD1296 Andreas Färber
2019-11-03  1:36 ` [RFC 07/11] arm64: dts: realtek: rtd129x: Extend chip-info reg with CHIP_INFO1 Andreas Färber
2019-11-03  1:36 ` [RFC 08/11] soc: realtek: chip: Detect RTD1293 Andreas Färber
2019-11-03  1:36 ` [RFC 09/11] dt-bindings: soc: realtek: rtd1195-chip: Extend reg node again Andreas Färber
2019-11-03  1:36 ` [RFC 10/11] soc: realtek: chip: Detect RTD1294 Andreas Färber
2019-11-03  1:36 ` [RFC 11/11] arm64: dts: realtek: rtd129x: Extend chip-info reg with efuse Andreas Färber
2019-11-07  7:16 ` [RFC 00/11] ARM: Realtek RTD1195/RTD1295 SoC info Andreas Färber

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