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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] phy: omap-control: Remove unneeded ifdef CONFIG_OF guard and of_match_ptr
Hi,

On Friday 06 March 2015 03:36 PM, Roger Quadros wrote:
> On 05/03/15 17:29, Axel Lin wrote:
>> 2015-03-05 18:48 GMT+08:00 Roger Quadros <rogerq@ti.com>:
>>> Hi Alex,
>> It's Axel.
>
> My apologies Axel.
>
>>
>>>
>>> Since we're anyways going to fail probe for !CONFIG_OF, why do you want to
>>> add the unnecessary device table to the kernel?
>>>
>>> what are you benefiting from this change?
>>
>> If the driver works for both dt case and non-dt case, using the ifdef CONFIG_OF
>> guard can save a few memory for non-dt case.
>> For dt-only driver it is not required because you cannot use the driver
>> if !CONFIG_OF. Which means you should not build this driver at all if !CONFIG_OF
>> unless you just want to do compile test.
>
> I agree. Kishon do we really need to build these drivers if !CONFIG_OF?

We can stop building these drivers for !CONFIG_OF since none of the platforms
which uses these drivers support non-dt anyway.

Cheers
Kishon


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