Re: [PATCH RFC] modpost: Support I2C Aliases from OF tables

From: Andy Shevchenko
Date: Thu Aug 08 2019 - 09:24:24 EST

On Thu, Aug 08, 2019 at 03:12:47PM +0200, Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult wrote:
> On 06.08.19 19:12, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
> > Right, we could add a macro for that. Although it should probably be called
> > I2C_OF_MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE() or something like that since is specific to OF.
> At that point it should be completely noop when OF is disabled, so we
> also can get rid of many ifdef's.


> I've got some patch somewhere for introducing a MODULE_OF_TABLE() macro
> as replacement for many MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE(of, ...) cases, which noops
> when CONFIG_OF is disabled. (and similar ones for other table types).

It's simple wrong to have #ifdef CONFIG_OF without counterpart of_match_ptr().
And taking into consideration that ID table itself doesn't depend to OF at all,
why not simple drop that #ifdef and of_match_ptr() all together?

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko