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SubjectRe: [PATCH] wifi: ath10k: fix QCOM_RPROC_COMMON dependency
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On 5/14/2024 9:10 PM, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> On Wed, May 15, 2024 at 3:14 AM Jeff Johnson <quic_jjohnson@quicinc.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 5/14/2024 10:45 AM, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
>>> On Tue, May 14, 2024 at 11:43 PM Jeff Johnson <quic_jjohnson@quicinc.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On 5/11/2024 3:49 AM, Dmitry Baryshkov wrote:
>>>>> If ath10k_snoc is built-in, while Qualcomm remoteprocs are built as
>>>>> modules, compilation fails with:
>>>>>
>>>>> /usr/bin/aarch64-linux-gnu-ld: drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/snoc.o: in function `ath10k_modem_init':
>>>>> drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/snoc.c:1534: undefined reference to `qcom_register_ssr_notifier'
>>>>> /usr/bin/aarch64-linux-gnu-ld: drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/snoc.o: in function `ath10k_modem_deinit':
>>>>> drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/snoc.c:1551: undefined reference to `qcom_unregister_ssr_notifier'
>>>>>
>>>>> Add corresponding dependency to ATH10K_SNOC Kconfig entry so that it's
>>>>> built as module if QCOM_RPROC_COMMON is built as module too.
>>>>>
>>>>> Fixes: 747ff7d3d742 ("ath10k: Don't always treat modem stop events as crashes")
>>>>> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Baryshkov <dmitry.baryshkov@linaro.org>
>>>>> ---
>>>>> drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/Kconfig | 1 +
>>>>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>>>>>
>>>>> diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/Kconfig b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/Kconfig
>>>>> index e6ea884cafc1..4f385f4a8cef 100644
>>>>> --- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/Kconfig
>>>>> +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/Kconfig
>>>>> @@ -45,6 +45,7 @@ config ATH10K_SNOC
>>>>> depends on ATH10K
>>>>> depends on ARCH_QCOM || COMPILE_TEST
>>>>> depends on QCOM_SMEM
>>>>> + depends on QCOM_RPROC_COMMON || QCOM_RPROC_COMMON=n
>>>>> select QCOM_SCM
>>>>> select QCOM_QMI_HELPERS
>>>>> help
>>>>>
>>>>> ---
>>>>> base-commit: 75fa778d74b786a1608d55d655d42b480a6fa8bd
>>>>> change-id: 20240511-ath10k-snoc-dep-862a9da2e6bb
>>>>
>>>> I see how this fixes the problem, but this doesn't seem like an ideal
>>>> solution. The fact that the *_ssr_notifier() functions are correctly protected
>>>> by conditional compilation ideally should mean that clients don't need to call
>>>> call out this as a dependency. Otherwise, it would mean we'd need to do this
>>>> for all feature flags.
>>>
>>>
>>> It depends on if qcom_common.c is optional for ath10k_snoc.
>>>
>>> If it is optional, this patch is correct.
>>
>> At least from a build perspective it is optional
>
>
>
> You need to make a decision from a run-time perspective
> (that is, whether you are fine with having
> ar_snoc->notifier == NULL)
>
>
> If you are able to build the kernel successfully
> but you get a run-time error (e.g. NULL pointer dereference),
> it is even worse because run-time debugging is generally more
> difficult than compile-time debugging.

The current patch maintains the existing logic, so that is my preference.


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