[PATCH] msm: fix debug-macro.S build failure

Rohit Vaswani rvaswani at codeaurora.org
Thu Oct 28 18:36:20 EDT 2010

On 10/28/2010 10:46 AM, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 09:41:06AM -0700, Daniel Walker wrote:
>> On Thu, 2010-10-28 at 17:35 +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
>>> On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 09:30:13AM -0700, Daniel Walker wrote:
>>>> On Wed, 2010-10-27 at 22:30 -0400, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
>>>>> On Wed, 27 Oct 2010, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
>>>>>>> +#else
>>>>>>> +	.macro	addruart, rx, tmp
>>>>>> addruart is now expected to return two values, and 'tmp' ends up being
>>>>>> misleading.  This is a recipe for mistakes unless this is corrected.
>>>>>> It should be 'rp, rv' instead of 'rx, tmp'.
>>>>> Also, it is probably not a good idea to return nothing. Otherwise the
>>>>> code using those macros will then work on random values that just
>>>>> happened to be in the corresponding register at the call location.
>>>> Should we have something in generic arm code that allows this to just be
>>>> turned off? Ideally we don't want any of this stuff even running.
>>> If you don't want it, don't enable DEBUG_LL.  DEBUG_LL is what you
>>> enable for initial board bring-up and once you're getting kernel
>>> messages via standard console drivers, you disable it.
>> This board doesn't have the ability to support DEBUG_LL .. I don't want
>> the user to have the option to even select that.
> But do not leave this function empty otherwise if you
> enable DEBUG_LL, you'll get unpredictable behaviour.
With DEBUG_LL enabled and if all the 3 macros (addruart, senduart, 
waituart) are empty
nothing references these values - so wouldn't this be okay?
> All that you'll then have is a temporary mapping which is torn-down
> when the kernel initializes the page tables properly.
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Rohit Vaswani

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