Re: [GIT PULL] extcon for 3.11
From: Chanwoo Choi
Date: Tue Jun 18 2013 - 00:03:59 EST
On 06/18/2013 08:03 AM, Greg KH wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 04:01:19PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 09:39:13PM +0900, Chanwoo Choi wrote:
>>> Hi Greg,
>>> First of all, I'm so sorry about previous wrong pull-request.
>>> I will be careful and not to make same mistakes
>>> This is extcon-next pull request for 3.11
>>> Please pull extcon with following updates.
>>> I combined the patch of small fix and new drivers becasue
>>> 3.10-rc version is large.
>>> Best Regards,
>>> Chanwoo Choi
>>> The following changes since commit 317ddd256b9c24b0d78fa8018f80f1e495481a10:
>>> Linux 3.10-rc5 (2013-06-08 17:41:04 -0700)
>>> are available in the git repository at:
>>> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/chanwoo/extcon.git tags/extcon-next-for-3.11
>>> for you to fetch changes up to f7ae906806279e5b57bfd302b945e1bcdddce95b:
>>> extcon: Add an API to get extcon device from dt node (2013-06-14 18:36:34 +0900)
>>> Update extcon for 3.11
>>> This patchset modify small fix of extcon core driver and add new extcon
>>> driver for Palmas device which is USB tranceiver device. Also, support
>>> OF helper API to get the name of extcon device(producer driver) on extcon
>>> consumer driver.
>>> Detailed description for patchset:
>>> 1. Modify extcon-class driver
>>> - Change permission 'state' sysfs entry(rw->r)
>>> - Use EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL for exported functions
>>> - Fix bug null pointer when call extcon_unregister_interest
>>> 2. Modify Kconfig of extcon
>>> - Change the extcon config type to bool from module. If extcon
>>> is built as module and then extcon consumer driver uses API of,
>>> extcon, compiler happen "undefined reference to" build error.
>>> 3. Add new extcon driver for Palmas device and OF helper API
>>> - Add new extcon drvier for Palmas which is USB tranceiver device
>>> - Add OF(Open Firmware) Helper API which is of_extcon_get_extcon_dev()
>>> This helper API get the extcon device name on extcon consumer device.
>>> Chanwoo Choi (1):
>>> extcon: Change permission 'state' sysfs entry (rw -> r)
>>> Graeme Gregory (1):
>>> extcon: Palmas Extcon Driver
>>> Jonghwa Lee (1):
>>> extcon: class: Add NULL pointer checking for removing notifier block.
>>> Kishon Vijay Abraham I (3):
>>> extcon: Kconfig: Make extcon config type as bool
>> Why is this change made? Why can't I have the extcon core as a module?
>> What changed to prevent this?
> And hint, I know why you did this, and it's not the correct way, please
> fix it up properly...
OK, I fix this issue by using the following way:
- The extcon consumer driver must have the dependency of CONFIG_EXTCON
on consumer driver's Kconfig. If extcon core is built as module,
all of the extcon consumer driver will be built as moduel too.
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