Re: [PATCH] tty/serial: atmel_serial: fix compilation

From: Greg KH
Date: Fri Oct 28 2011 - 09:18:36 EST

On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 02:38:09PM +0200, Nicolas Ferre wrote:
> On 10/28/2011 01:33 PM, Sven Schnelle :
> > If CONFIG_OF is disabled, compilation fails with:
> >
> > drivers/tty/serial/atmel_serial.c: In function 'atmel_serial_probe':
> > drivers/tty/serial/atmel_serial.c:1788: error: implicit declaration of function 'of_alias_get_id'
> >
> > Fix this by adding the proper CONFIG_OF checks.
> Yes, but I would like to avoid this and I have made a patch to address
> this issue. I have sent it to the device tree guys yesterday:
> "[PATCH] dt: add empty of_alias_get_id() for non-dt builds"
> Maybe we can wait a little and see if it reaches Linus' tree on time. If
> it is not, I will make sure that such a fix make it to mainline.

I agree, the other dt: patch is the correct way to fix this, not this
driver-only #ifdef hack.


greg k-h
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