Re: [PATCH] power: reset: vexpress: fix build issue
From: Nathan Chancellor
Date: Tue May 26 2020 - 01:39:02 EST
On Mon, May 25, 2020 at 07:37:45PM -0400, Valdis KlÄtnieks wrote:
> On Sun, 24 May 2020 15:20:25 -0700, Nathan Chancellor said:
> > arm-linux-gnueabi-ld: drivers/power/reset/vexpress-poweroff.o: in function `vexpress_reset_probe':
> > vexpress-poweroff.c:(.text+0x36c): undefined reference to `devm_regmap_init_vexpress_config'
> The part I can't figure out is that git blame tells me there's already an
> 3b9334ac835bb (Pawel Moll 2014-04-30 16:46:29 +0100 154) return regmap;
> 3b9334ac835bb (Pawel Moll 2014-04-30 16:46:29 +0100 155) }
> b33cdd283bd91 (Arnd Bergmann 2014-05-26 17:25:22 +0200 156) EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(devm_regmap_init_vexpress_config);
> 3b9334ac835bb (Pawel Moll 2014-04-30 16:46:29 +0100 157)
> but I can't figure out where or if drivers/power/reset/vexpress-poweroff.c gets
> a MODULE_LICENSE from...
Correct, it is exported but that file is being built as a module whereas
the file requiring it is beign builtin. As far as I understand, that
will not work, hence the error.
The issue with this patch is that ARCH_VEXPRESS still just selects
POWER_RESET_VEXPRESS, which ignores "depends on", hence the Kconfig
warning and not fixing the error.
I am not that much of a Kconfig guru to come up with a solution. I am
just reporting it because arm allmodconfig is broken on -next due to