[PATCH V2] firmware: imx: Move i.MX SCU soc driver into imx firmware folder
anson.huang at nxp.com
Thu Jun 25 08:54:38 EDT 2020
> Subject: Re: [PATCH V2] firmware: imx: Move i.MX SCU soc driver into imx
> firmware folder
> On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 2:27 AM Anson Huang <Anson.Huang at nxp.com>
> > The i.MX SCU soc driver depends on SCU firmware driver, so it has to
> > use platform driver model for proper defer probe operation, since it
> > has no device binding in DT file, a simple platform device is created
> > together inside the platform driver. To make it more clean, we can
> > just move the entire SCU soc driver into imx firmware folder and
> > initialized by i.MX SCU firmware driver.
> > Signed-off-by: Anson Huang <Anson.Huang at nxp.com>
> Looks good except for one irritating issue:
> > index 17ea361..b76acba 100644
> > --- a/drivers/firmware/imx/Makefile
> > +++ b/drivers/firmware/imx/Makefile
> > @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
> > # SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> > obj-$(CONFIG_IMX_DSP) += imx-dsp.o
> > -obj-$(CONFIG_IMX_SCU) += imx-scu.o misc.o imx-scu-irq.o rm.o
> > +obj-$(CONFIG_IMX_SCU) += imx-scu.o misc.o imx-scu-irq.o rm.o
> > obj-$(CONFIG_IMX_SCU_PD) += scu-pd.o
> This makes separate loadable modules out of the driver when
> CONFIG_IMX_SCU=m, including the badly named misc.ko and rm.ko modules
> that might conflict with other modules of the same name (module names are a
> global namespace for modprobe).
> The way to make this a single module from four files is
> obj-$(CONFIG_IMX_SCU) += imx-scu-mod.o
> imx-scu-mod-y := imx-scu.o misc.o imx-scu-irq.o rm.o imx-scu-soc.o
I haven't considered the support for loadable module of i.MX SCU firmware yet,
plan to have another patch to do it, so do you think it is good to add the loadable
module support together in this patch?
> > +EXPORT_SYMBOL(imx_scu_soc_init);
> Consequently, there should not be an EXPORT_SYMBOL here.
Will remove it.
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