Re: [PATCH] Firmware: broadcom sprom: clarifiy SSB dependency

From: RafaÅ MiÅecki
Date: Mon Mar 14 2016 - 11:57:12 EST

On 14 March 2016 at 16:34, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Monday 14 March 2016 15:37:18 RafaÅ MiÅecki wrote:
>> On 14 March 2016 at 15:21, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > The broadcom firmware drvier calls into the ssb SPROM code if that
>> > is enabled, but it fails if the SSB code is in a loadable module
>> > because the bcm47xx firmware is always built-in:
>> >
>> > drivers/firmware/built-in.o: In function `bcm47xx_sprom_register_fallbacks':
>> > bcm47xx_sprom.c:(.text+0x11c4): undefined reference to `ssb_arch_register_fallback_sprom'
>> >
>> > This adds a Kconfig dependency to ensure that we cannot turn on the
>> > generic sprom support if the ssb sprom is in a module.
>> Can you attach your config that triggered this build error? I modified
>> condition to the:
>> which I believe should be enough.
> From inspection, I think your solution is sufficient to avoid the error.
> I found the bug while travelling and I'm only now catching up on the submissions,
> so I must have missed the fact that it was fixed. I looked at the code
> to see if additional patches had been applied on top, but I did not
> realize that you had modified the driver in place.

I sent a separated patch for this:
and it was folded/squashed by Ralf.