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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] TEE driver infrastructure and OP-TEE drivers
On Wed, May 10, 2017 at 8:55 PM, Linus Torvalds
<> wrote:
> On Tue, May 9, 2017 at 12:05 PM, Arnd Bergmann <> wrote:
> >
> Oh well, that wasn't very useful right now..

Hopefully it comes back eventually. For now, the same contents are also at

>> TEE driver infrastructure and OP-TEE drivers
> Another note: right now this adds a config question for TEE support,
> but the only actual TEE driver has a
> depends on HAVE_ARM_SMCCC
> on it.
> Until we get more TEE drivers, might I suggest that we perhaps make
> the TEE config option have
> so that the generic tee code still gets the compile test coverage, but
> we don't confuse people by asking about infrastructure that they can't
> possibly use..
> Hmm?

Yes, good idea. I've added this patch to the arm-soc fixes branch that
already contains a couple of other things you will get in a few days:

From efd467ff4f611d67e9009de2391ce484f9436054 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Arnd Bergmann <>
Date: Wed, 10 May 2017 21:05:16 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] tee: add ARM_SMCCC dependency

For the moment, the tee subsystem only makes sense in combination with
the op-tee driver that depends on ARM_SMCCC, so let's hide the subsystem
from users that can't select that.

Suggested-by: Linus Torvalds <>
Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>

diff --git a/drivers/tee/Kconfig b/drivers/tee/Kconfig
index 2330a4eb4e8b..2824398fc5d6 100644
--- a/drivers/tee/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/tee/Kconfig
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@
# Generic Trusted Execution Environment Configuration
config TEE
tristate "Trusted Execution Environment support"
+ depends on HAVE_ARM_SMCCC || COMPILE_TEST # until we have more than one driver
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