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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 46/47] net: ethernet: freescale: make UCC_GETH explicitly depend on PPC32
On Thu, Nov 14, 2019 at 10:37 PM Timur Tabi <timur@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Nov 8, 2019 at 7:04 AM Rasmus Villemoes
> <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk> wrote:
> >
> > Currently, QUICC_ENGINE depends on PPC32, so this in itself does not
> > change anything. In order to allow removing the PPC32 dependency from
> > QUICC_ENGINE and avoid allmodconfig build failures, add this explicit
> > dependency.
>
> Can you add an explanation why we don't want ucc_geth on non-PowerPC platforms?

I think it is because the QE Ethernet was never integrated in any
non-PowerPC SoC and most likely will not be in the future. We
probably can make it compile for other architectures for general code
quality but it is not a priority.

Regards,
Leo

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