Re: [PATCH] net: stmmac: Add SMC support for EMAC System Manager register

From: David Miller
Date: Mon Aug 13 2018 - 12:48:10 EST

From: "Ooi, Joyce" <joyce.ooi@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:41:34 -0700

> As there is restriction to access to EMAC System Manager registers in
> the kernel for Intel Stratix10, the use of SMC calls are required and
> added in dwmac-socfpga driver.
> Signed-off-by: Ooi, Joyce <joyce.ooi@xxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> This patch is dependent on

I guess I cannot apply this to my networking tree then.

I would suggest that you make a helper in a header file which dos the
special SMC EMAC accesses, or alternatively the regular regmap access,
based upon the CPP ifdef.

That way you won't have to put all of those CPP tests in the foo.c