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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/4] clk: select CLKDEV_LOOKUP for COMMON_CLK
On 04/18/2012 02:07 AM, Sascha Hauer wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 03:13:49PM -0700, Turquette, Mike wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 1:24 PM, Rob Herring <robherring2@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> From: Rob Herring <rob.herring@calxeda.com>
>>>
>>> Using the common clock infrastructure without the common clkdev code makes
>>> little sense, so select CLKDEV_LOOKUP for COMMON_CLK.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Rob Herring <rob.herring@calxeda.com>
>>> ---
>>> drivers/clk/Kconfig | 1 +
>>> 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/clk/Kconfig b/drivers/clk/Kconfig
>>> index 165e1fe..f05a60d 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/clk/Kconfig
>>> +++ b/drivers/clk/Kconfig
>>> @@ -12,6 +12,7 @@ config HAVE_MACH_CLKDEV
>>> config COMMON_CLK
>>> bool
>>> select HAVE_CLK_PREPARE
>>> + select CLKDEV_LOOKUP
>>> ---help---
>>> The common clock framework is a single definition of struct
>>> clk, useful across many platforms, as well as an
>>
>> Hi Rob,
>>
>> I agree that the common clk framework is not particularly useful
>> without clkdev. However the core code has no dependency on clkdev.
>> Why not just select it from an arch Kconfig, or even make it a
>> dependency based on your own platform clock data/code?
>
> Selecting it from COMMON_CLK means that the compiler/linker will point
> everybody trying to implement it without CLKDEV into the right
> direction.

Right. That was part of my rationale as well.

The DT clock support is dependent on both options, so without this patch
we'll have to add an otherwise unneeded OF_CLOCK option to select both.

Rob


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