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SubjectRe: [PATCH] drm/sun4i: fix build failure with CONFIG_DRM_SUN8I_MIXER=m
On Fri, Jul 06, 2018 at 02:45:53PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> Having DRM_SUN4I built-in but DRM_SUN8I_MIXER as a loadable module results in
> a link error, as we try to access a symbol from the sun8i_tcon_top.ko module:
> ERROR: "sun8i_tcon_top_of_table" [drivers/gpu/drm/sun4i/sun8i-drm-hdmi.ko] undefined!
> ERROR: "sun8i_tcon_top_of_table" [drivers/gpu/drm/sun4i/sun4i-drm.ko] undefined!
> This solves the problem by making DRM_SUN8I_MIXER a 'bool' symbol, building
> the sun8i_tcon_top module the same way as the core sun4i-drm module whenever
> DRM_SUN8I_MIXER is enabled, or not building it at all otherwise.
> Alternatively, we could always build sun8i_tcon_top.ko along with sun4-drm.ko
> and detach it from the mixer module, I could not tell which way is more
> appropriate here.

If that's easily doable, then yeah, that would be the preferred option
I guess. Jernej? Chen-Yu? Any opinion on this?


Maxime Ripard, Bootlin (formerly Free Electrons)
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
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