[PATCH 1/3] arm64: mediatek: Add config option for mt8173.
yingjoe.chen at mediatek.com
Wed Mar 4 02:01:29 PST 2015
On Wed, 2015-03-04 at 10:53 +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Wednesday 04 March 2015 10:31:07 Yingjoe Chen wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Since we support devicetree, we don't need MACH_* to build a working
> > kernel. This is true even for our v7 soc. We intend to use it to reduce
> > numbers of drivers in product kernel binary.
> > Most drivers are shared among the same SoCs family, but some are not.
> > Currently for pinctrl driver, we are doing this so user don't need to
> > select them one by one:
> > config PINCTRL_MT8173
> > def_bool MACH_MT8173
> > select PINCTRL_MTK_COMMON
> > Alternatively, we could add these MACH_* to some other places, eg,
> > drivers/soc/mediatek. Or we don't add MACH_* at all, and have all
> > drivers export their own Kconfig option. User will need to select each
> > of them one-by-one.
> > What do you think?
> I would rather see these as user-selectable options, which has the
> other benefit of giving compile-time coverage. For your example,
> I'd suggest doing
> config PINCTRL_MT8173
> bool "Mediatek MT8173 pin control"
> depends on ARCH_MEDIATEK || COMPILE_TEST
> select PINCTRL_MTK_COMMON
> ... a useful description ...
OK, I'll send a new patch to do this.
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