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SubjectRe: [PATCH] serial: pmac_zilog: don't init if zilog is not available
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Laurent Vivier <laurent@vivier.eu> writes:
> Le 20/10/2020 à 20:32, Greg KH a écrit :
>> On Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 08:19:26PM +0200, Laurent Vivier wrote:
>>> Le 20/10/2020 à 19:37, Greg KH a écrit :
>>>> On Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 06:37:41PM +0200, Laurent Vivier wrote:
>>>>> Le 20/10/2020 à 18:28, Greg KH a écrit :
>>>>>> On Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 06:23:03PM +0200, Laurent Vivier wrote:
>>>>>>> We can avoid to probe for the Zilog device (and generate ugly kernel warning)
>>>>>>> if kernel is built for Mac but not on a Mac.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Laurent Vivier <laurent@vivier.eu>
>>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>> drivers/tty/serial/pmac_zilog.c | 11 +++++++++++
>>>>>>> 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> diff --git a/drivers/tty/serial/pmac_zilog.c b/drivers/tty/serial/pmac_zilog.c
>>>>>>> index 063484b22523..d1d2e55983c3 100644
>>>>>>> --- a/drivers/tty/serial/pmac_zilog.c
>>>>>>> +++ b/drivers/tty/serial/pmac_zilog.c
>>>>>>> @@ -1867,6 +1867,12 @@ static struct platform_driver pmz_driver = {
>>>>>>> static int __init init_pmz(void)
>>>>>>> {
>>>>>>> int rc, i;
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> +#ifdef CONFIG_MAC
>>>>>>> + if (!MACH_IS_MAC)
>>>>>>> + return -ENODEV;
>>>>>>> +#endif
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Why is the #ifdef needed?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> We don't like putting #ifdef in .c files for good reasons. Can you make
>>>>>> the api check for this work with and without that #ifdef needed?
>>>>>
>>>>> The #ifdef is needed because this file can be compiled for PowerMac and
>>>>> m68k Mac. For PowerMac, the MACH_IS_MAC is not defined, so we need the
>>>>> #ifdef.
>>>>>
>>>>> We need the MAC_IS_MAC because the same kernel can be used with several
>>>>> m68k machines, so the init_pmz can be called on a m68k machine without
>>>>> the zilog device (it's a multi-targets kernel).
>>>>>
>>>>> You can check it's the good way to do by looking inside:
>>>>>
>>>>> drivers/video/fbdev/valkyriefb.c +317
>>>>> drivers/macintosh/adb.c +316
>>>>>
>>>>> That are two files used by both, mac and pmac.
>>>>
>>>> Why not fix it to work properly like other arch checks are done
>>> I would be happy to do the same.
>>>
>>>> Put it in a .h file and do the #ifdef there. Why is this "special"?
>>>
>>> I don't know.
>>>
>>> Do you mean something like:
>>>
>>> drivers/tty/serial/pmac_zilog.h
>>> ...
>>> #ifndef MACH_IS_MAC
>>> #define MACH_IS_MAC (0)
>>> #endif
>>> ...
>>>
>>> drivers/tty/serial/pmac_zilog.c
>>> ...
>>> static int __init pmz_console_init(void)
>>> {
>>> if (!MACH_IS_MAC)
>>> return -ENODEV;
>>> ...
>>
>> Yup, that would be a good start, but why is the pmac_zilog.h file
>> responsible for this? Shouldn't this be in some arch-specific file
>> somewhere?
>
> For m68k, MACH_IS_MAC is defined in arch/m68k/include/asm/setup.h
>
> If I want to define it for any other archs I don't know in which file we
> can put it.
>
> But as m68k mac is only sharing drivers with pmac perhaps we can put
> this in arch/powerpc/include/asm/setup.h?

It doesn't really belong in there.

I'd accept a patch to create arch/powerpc/include/asm/macintosh.h, with
MACH_IS_MAC defined in there.

cheers

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