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SubjectRe: [PATCH] usb: typec: fusb302: Fix an undefined reference to 'extcon_get_state'
On 2019/12/12 20:49, Heikki Krogerus wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 12, 2019 at 01:20:53PM +0100, Greg KH wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 12, 2019 at 01:18:05PM +0200, Heikki Krogerus wrote:
>>> On Thu, Dec 12, 2019 at 05:40:40PM +0800, zhong jiang wrote:
>>>> On 2019/12/12 17:28, Greg KH wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, Dec 12, 2019 at 05:15:28PM +0800, zhong jiang wrote:
>>>>>> On 2019/12/12 17:01, Heikki Krogerus wrote:
>>>>>>> On Thu, Dec 12, 2019 at 03:34:23PM +0800, zhong jiang wrote:
>>>>>>>> Fixes the following compile error:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> drivers/usb/typec/tcpm/fusb302.o: In function `tcpm_get_current_limit':
>>>>>>>> fusb302.c:(.text+0x3ee): undefined reference to `extcon_get_state'
>>>>>>>> fusb302.c:(.text+0x422): undefined reference to `extcon_get_state'
>>>>>>>> fusb302.c:(.text+0x450): undefined reference to `extcon_get_state'
>>>>>>>> fusb302.c:(.text+0x48c): undefined reference to `extcon_get_state'
>>>>>>>> drivers/usb/typec/tcpm/fusb302.o: In function `fusb302_probe':
>>>>>>>> fusb302.c:(.text+0x980): undefined reference to `extcon_get_extcon_dev'
>>>>>>>> make: *** [vmlinux] Error 1
>>>>>>> There are stubs for those functions so that really should not be
>>>>>>> happening. I can not reproduce that.
>>>>>> It can be reproduced in next branch. you can try it in the latest next branch.
>>>>> Can it be reproduced in 5.5-rc1?
>>>>>
>>>> commit 78adcacd4edbd6795e164bbda9a4b2b7e51666a7
>>>> Author: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>
>>>> Date: Thu Dec 12 15:48:07 2019 +1100
>>>>
>>>> Add linux-next specific files for 20191212
>>>>
>>>> I reproduce it based on this commit. The related config is attached.
>>> OK, now I get what's going on. EXTCON is build as a module, but
>>> FUSB302 is not. This should be explained in the commit message.
>>>
>>> That does not mean we have to force everybody to enable EXTCON in
>>> order to use this driver. Try something like this:
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/usb/typec/tcpm/Kconfig b/drivers/usb/typec/tcpm/Kconfig
>>> index 72481bbb2af3..06e026f6325c 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/usb/typec/tcpm/Kconfig
>>> +++ b/drivers/usb/typec/tcpm/Kconfig
>>> @@ -31,6 +31,7 @@ endif # TYPEC_TCPCI
>>>
>>> config TYPEC_FUSB302
>>> tristate "Fairchild FUSB302 Type-C chip driver"
>>> + depends on EXTCON=n || EXTCON=y || (EXTCON=m && m)
>> Ugh. We need a better "pattern" for stuff like this, it's getting more
>> and more frequent.
>>
>> And no, I don't have a better idea :(
> I think this works:
>
> depends on EXTCON || !EXTCON
It seems to be better and works when I test the above patch.

Thanks,
zhong jiang
> thanks,
>


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