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SubjectRe: linux-next: Tree for Jun 27 (pinctrl && !CONFIG_OF)
On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 8:15 PM, Randy Dunlap <> wrote:

> On 06/26/16 23:39, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Changes since 20160624:
> on i386, when CONFIG_OF is not enabled ...
> but OF_GPIO is enabled due to this in drivers/gpio/Kconfig:
> config OF_GPIO
> def_bool y
> depends on OF || COMPILE_TEST
> (above from commit 1e4a80640338924b9f9fd7a121ac31d08134410a
> from Alexander Stein <>)
> ../drivers/pinctrl/bcm/pinctrl-iproc-gpio.c:381:20: error: 'pinconf_generic_dt_node_to_map_pin' undeclared here (not in a function)
> ../drivers/pinctrl/bcm/pinctrl-cygnus-mux.c:739:20: error: 'pinconf_generic_dt_node_to_map_group' undeclared here (not in a function)
> ../drivers/pinctrl/bcm/pinctrl-nsp-gpio.c:365:20: error: 'pinconf_generic_dt_node_to_map_pin' undeclared here (not in a function)
> because that function is only present when CONFIG_OF is enabled.
> Also, why does that commit (1e4a80640338924b9f9fd7a121ac31d08134410a)
> not have any other S-O-B lines in it? like whoever merged it?

I merged it I think, Alex made a long series enabling compile
testing and I started to cherry-pick the first commits to let
them trickle in.

I was worried about it because some of the patches caused
severe build problems on some archs.

It's a bit tricky to know what to do here: we want compile
coverage to get proper testing, when we turn it on we get regressions,
so trying to improve things make things break and it becomes a
vicious circle of trouble. I don't know what the biggest pain is ...

I don't really see the conclusion of this discussion thread, whether
I should revert the patch or not? For fixes or next?

Linus Walleij

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