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From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
To: Dmitry Osipenko <digetx@gmail.com>
Cc: Thierry Reding <thierry.reding@gmail.com>,
	Jonathan Hunter <jonathanh@nvidia.com>,
	Krzysztof Kozlowski <krzysztof.kozlowski@canonical.com>,
	Stephen Boyd <sboyd@kernel.org>, Tony Lindgren <tony@atomide.com>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>, Paul Burton <paul.burton@mips.com>,
	John Crispin <john@phrozen.org>,
	"open list:BROADCOM NVRAM DRIVER" <linux-mips@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux ARM <linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>,
	linux-m68k <linux-m68k@lists.linux-m68k.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-tegra <linux-tegra@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-clk <linux-clk@vger.kernel.org>,
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	<linux-omap@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1] kbuild: Disable compile testing if HAVE_LEGACY_CLK enabled
Date: Mon, 24 May 2021 10:54:57 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAMuHMdWqNngrDQOut1r5aD1Nk5BMXEV4m8+OBix4DXOV6OSpNg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210523232556.15017-1-digetx@gmail.com>

Hi Dmitry,

On Mon, May 24, 2021 at 1:26 AM Dmitry Osipenko <digetx@gmail.com> wrote:
> There are couple older platforms that can't be compile-tested because they
> partially implement CLK API. It causes build failure of kernel drivers due
> to the missing symbols of the unimplemented part of CLK API.
>
> These platforms are: ARM EP93XX, ARM OMAP1, m68k ColdFire, MIPS AR7,
>                      MIPS Ralink.
>
> Disable compile-testing for HAVE_LEGACY_CLK=y.
>
> Reported-by: kernel test robot <lkp@intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Osipenko <digetx@gmail.com>

Thanks for your patch!

> --- a/init/Kconfig
> +++ b/init/Kconfig
> @@ -131,7 +131,7 @@ config INIT_ENV_ARG_LIMIT
>
>  config COMPILE_TEST
>         bool "Compile also drivers which will not load"
> -       depends on HAS_IOMEM
> +       depends on HAS_IOMEM && !HAVE_LEGACY_CLK

That sounds a bit drastic to me.  Usually we just try to implement the
missing functionality, or provide stubs.
Which functions are missing?

>         help
>           Some drivers can be compiled on a different platform than they are
>           intended to be run on. Despite they cannot be loaded there (or even

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                        Geert

-- 
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-24  8:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-23 23:25 Dmitry Osipenko
2021-05-24  8:54 ` Geert Uytterhoeven [this message]
2021-05-24 12:39   ` Dmitry Osipenko
2021-05-25 12:03     ` Krzysztof Kozlowski
2021-05-25 12:19       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-05-25 21:29         ` Dmitry Osipenko
2021-05-26  0:39           ` Randy Dunlap
2021-05-28  9:27             ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-05-28  9:24     ` Arnd Bergmann

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