Re: [PATCH] x86: usb debug port early console v2

From: Yinghai Lu
Date: Wed Jul 23 2008 - 19:46:48 EST

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 4:21 PM, Greg KH <greg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 03:54:09PM -0700, Yinghai Lu wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 3:45 PM, Greg KH <greg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 02:00:53PM -0700, Yinghai Lu wrote:
>> >> --- linux-2.6.orig/drivers/usb/host/ehci.h
>> >> +++ linux-2.6/drivers/usb/host/ehci.h
>> >
>> > I don't understand the issue of any of these #ifdefs here. Why are they
>> > needed?
>> In file included from arch/x86/kernel/early_printk.c:19:
>> arch/x86/kernel/../../../drivers/usb/host/ehci.h:109: error: field
>> 'iaa_watchdog' has incomplete type
> Ah, so you are papering over the real problem here, right?
> Why not just include the properly needed #includes either where you are
> including this header file, or add the dependancies to the ehci.h file
> itself (which is usually preferred.)

how about moving

struct ehci_caps;
struct ehci_regs;
struct ehci_dbg_port;

to one header file in include/usb
so could use
#include <linux/usb/ehci_def.h>
instead of
#include "../../../drivers/usb/host/ehci.h"

>> > And shouldn't there be a separate config option for early printk through
>> > the ehci debug port?
>> under usb or processor?
> Somewhere.
> Also, usb patches should be cc:ed to the linux-usb mailing list. I'm
> sure the EHCI authors would like to comment on this patch...

oh, i thought you wrote the ehci code.

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