[PATCH] gpio: always enable GPIO_OMAP on ARCH_OMAP
arnd at arndb.de
Tue Apr 29 05:07:43 PDT 2014
On Tuesday 29 April 2014 12:53:45 Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
> Hello Arnd,
> On 04/29/2014 12:26 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > On Tuesday 29 April 2014 01:59:20 Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
> >> This driver is also used by OMAP1. Even when disabling GPIO_OMAP on that
> >> platform doesn't cause a build error since no function defined in the driver is
> >> used directly by platform code, I think that we always want this driver on OMAP1
> >> too.
> >> > However, it seems entirely reasonable to include the driver in build tests
> >> > on other platforms, so we should also allow building it for COMPILE_TEST
> >> > builds and select the required GENERIC_IRQ_CHIP that may not already be
> >> > enabled on other platforms.
> >> >
> >> > Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
> >> >
> >> > diff --git a/drivers/gpio/Kconfig b/drivers/gpio/Kconfig
> >> > index c58b828..c8c42be 100644
> >> > --- a/drivers/gpio/Kconfig
> >> > +++ b/drivers/gpio/Kconfig
> >> > @@ -244,9 +244,10 @@ config GPIO_OCTEON
> >> > family of SOCs.
> >> >
> >> > config GPIO_OMAP
> >> > - bool "TI OMAP GPIO support"
> >> > + bool "TI OMAP GPIO support" if COMPILE_TEST && !ARCH_OMAP2PLUS
> >> So this should be:
> >> + bool "TI OMAP GPIO support" if COMPILE_TEST && !ARCH_OMAP2PLUS &&
> >> !ARCH_OMAP1
> > Well, if COMPILE_TEST is disabled on OMAP1, the option is already
> > hidden and enabled in my version. It seems reasonable to me to
> > allow compile-testing OMAP1 without the GPIO driver, while a kernel
> > running on OMAP1 should always have COMPILE_TEST disabled.
> I understand your point. I thought you also wanted to be sure that the option
> will be hidden in platforms where it make sense to always enable GPIO_OMAP even
> if COMPILE_TEST is enabled.
I thought about that, but didn't want to enforce it without a good reason
when your original patch had just made it possible to disable the option.
> If the idea of this patch is to only avoid build errors when GPIO_OMAP is
> disabled and allowing build testing the driver in other platforms, then I'm ok
> with your patch and feel free to add my Acked-by tag.
> And you are right that COMPILE_TEST is disabled in omap1_defconfig and after all
> there are so many drivers needed for a platform to be usable on boot. So one has
> to take care of enabling all the needed options as long as there isn't a
> combination that cause a build error like the one you are fixing here.
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