Re: [PATCH] clockevents: asm9260: Fix compilation error with sparc/sparc64 allyesconfig

From: Oleksij Rempel
Date: Mon Feb 23 2015 - 15:47:12 EST

Am 23.02.2015 um 21:34 schrieb Guenter Roeck:
> On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 09:27:01PM +0100, Oleksij Rempel wrote:
>> Am 23.02.2015 um 20:10 schrieb Guenter Roeck:
>>> On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 08:00:51PM +0100, Daniel Lezcano wrote:
>>>> The Kconfig options for the asm9260 timer is wrong as it can be selected by
>>>> another platform with allyes config and thus leading to a compilation failure
>>>> as some non arch related code is pulled by the compilation.
>>>> Fix this by having the platform Kconfig to select the timer as it is done for
>>>> the others drivers.
>>>> Signed-off-by: Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Acked-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> the thing is, this SoC or this company has no own IP cores. All of them
>> are from other companies and providers, including this timer. This is
>> why all modules for this SoC are selectable.
> Maybe the modules should be selected by the architectures using the IP cores ?

At the moment of pushing patches to arch/arm, maintainers preferred to
have minimalistic Kconfig.

> Either case, we'll need _some_ fix upstream, whatever is acceptable for the
> maintainer.

What is with initial white list patch?


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