[PATCH v5 5/8 fix] mtd: m25p80: use the SPI nor framework

Huang Shijie b32955 at freescale.com
Thu Apr 10 00:25:11 PDT 2014

On Wed, Apr 09, 2014 at 02:37:49PM -0700, Brian Norris wrote:
> >  config MTD_M25P80
> >  	tristate "Support most SPI Flash chips (AT26DF, M25P, W25X, ...)"
> > -	depends on SPI_MASTER
> > +	depends on SPI_MASTER && MTD_SPI_NOR_BASE
> >  	help
> >  	  This enables access to most modern SPI flash chips, used for
> >  	  program and data storage.   Series supported include Atmel AT26DF,
> Now that M25P80 depends on MTD_SPI_NOR_BASE (which I proposed to rename
> to MTD_SPI_NOR a few hours ago), shouldn't we be updating everybody's
> defconfigs? As it stands, the defconfigs that use M25P80 will just drop
> it silently when built.
> And if so, I'm not sure how this should be handled. Should defconfig
> patches be sent to their respective arch maintainers?

IMHO, we should create a patch or several patches to add the MTD_SPI_NOR
to the defconfigs.

Another method is to select the MTD_SPI_NOR which we enable the MTD.

> Also, I think m25p80.c is no longer a "self-contained MTD device driver"
> and should be moved under drivers/mtd/spi-nor/.
If we move the m25p80.c to the drivers/mtd/spi-nor/, we also need to move
other drivers too.

Huang Shijie

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