Re: [PATCH] regulator: Rename files for Maxim PMIC drivers

From: Chanwoo Choi
Date: Thu Mar 17 2016 - 20:31:14 EST

Hi Javier,

On 2016ë 03ì 18ì 02:54, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
> Most Maxim PMIC regulator drivers are for sub-devices of Multi-Function
> Devices with drivers under drivers/mfd. But for many of these, the same
> object file name was used for both the MFD and the regulator drivers.
> Having 2 different drivers with the same name causes a lot of confusion
> to Kbuild, specially if these are built as module since only one module
> will be installed and also exported symbols will be undefined due being
> overwritten by the other module during modpost.
> For example, it fixes the following issue when both drivers are module:
> $ make M=drivers/regulator/
> ...
> CC [M] drivers/regulator//max14577.o
> Building modules, stage 2.
> MODPOST 1 modules
> WARNING: "maxim_charger_calc_reg_current" [drivers/regulator//max14577.ko] undefined!
> WARNING: "maxim_charger_currents" [drivers/regulator//max14577.ko] undefined!
> Reported-by: Chanwoo Choi <cw00.choi@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Javier Martinez Canillas <javier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Chanwoo Choi <cw00.choi@xxxxxxxxxxx>

Best Regards,
Chanwoo Choi