Re: [PATCH v3 00/17] Cross-architecture definitions of relaxed MMIO accessors

From: Russell King - ARM Linux
Date: Fri Sep 26 2014 - 09:46:42 EST

On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 03:39:49PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Friday 26 September 2014 10:05:52 Thierry Reding wrote:
> > My original patch to consolidate the read*/write*() and friends
> > explicitly avoided the use of macros to do this. The reason was that if
> > we have static inline functions in asm-generic/io.h it defines the
> > canonical prototype of these functions, so that architectures that want
> > to override them can just copy the prototype from there.
> >
> > So for consistency the above would become:
> >
> > #ifndef readb_relaxed
> > #define readb_relaxed readb_relaxed
> > static inline u8 readb_relaxed(const void __iomem *addr)
> > {
> > return readb(addr);
> > }
> > #endif
> >
> > And analogously for the others. For the *_relaxed variants it's perhaps
> > not as important because the signature is the same as for the plain
> > variants, so I'm not objecting very strongly to the plain macros.
> Ok. I'd prefer the brief version I think.
> Russell found a number of other bugs with the series, the patch below
> contains the fixes I've had to do so far.

Obviously, this does nothing for the:

include/asm-generic/io.h:804:29: error: redefinition of 'virt_to_bus'
include/asm-generic/io.h:809:21: error: redefinition of 'bus_to_virt'

errors which are also reported in Olof's build system.

Given how close we are to the merge window, I'd suggest this stuff gets
reverted so that it can have a better period of testing, rather than
stuffing it into -next at such a critical time.

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