Re: [PATCH] pwm: stm32: enforce dependency on CONFIG_MFD_STM32_TIMERS

From: Thierry Reding
Date: Wed Jun 06 2018 - 04:13:25 EST

On Fri, May 25, 2018 at 06:04:54PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> When compile-testing the pwm driver without also enabling the
> stm32_timers MFD, we run into a link error:
> drivers/pwm/pwm-stm32.o: In function `stm32_pwm_raw_capture.isra.6':
> pwm-stm32.c:(.text+0xcb0): undefined reference to `stm32_timers_dma_burst_read'
> We don't need the '|| COMPILE_TEST' here, since stm32_timers itself
> can be built with CONFIG_COMPILE_TEST on all architectures, so we do
> get the coverage through allmodconfig and randconfig builds even
> when we make it a hard dependency.
> Fixes: 7edf7369205b ("pwm: Add driver for STM32 plaftorm")
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>
> ---
> drivers/pwm/Kconfig | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

I think Lee already picked up a patch by Fabrice that fixes this by
adding a dummy implementation, see:

I prefer your solution, though, because the dummy is pretty redundant if
we can just make this a hard-dependency and still get the same coverage.


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