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SubjectRe: [PATCHv2 2/3] usb: ehci-platform: Use devm_of_phy_get_by_index
Hi Arnd,

On Tuesday 14 April 2015 06:47 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Tuesday 14 April 2015 14:37:37 Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 01:33:08PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>>> This is true, but all other drivers do the same for GENERIC_PHY at the
>>> moment. If this one gets changed, we should probably apply the same
>>> solution to all current users and fix them consistently.
>>>
>>> We can do one of these two:
>>>
>>> a) make sure that the framework has 'static inline' stubs that let you
>>> build all drivers using it when the framework itself is disabled.
>>
>> Yes, please do that.
>>
>>> b) change the drivers using it to 'depends on', and make GENERIC_PHY
>>> itself a hidden option without a Kconfig prompt.
>>
>> Then how could GENERIC_PHY ever get set?
>
> Right now, every driver that provides a phy uses 'select GENERIC_PHY',
> and they would have to keep doing that. This is not unlike what we
> do for other silent symbols like MFD_CORE, REGMAP_I2C, or PINCTRL,
> and it's not as problematic as 'select' on a user-visible option,
> or (worst) mixing 'select' and 'depends on'.

Sorry, didn't get how GENERIC_PHY could be set with option 'b'.

Thanks
Kishon


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