On Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:09:19 +0200
Arnd Bergmann <a...@arndb.de> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 11, 2018 at 1:32 PM, Boris Brezillon
> <boris.brezil...@bootlin.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 11 Jul 2018 13:27:53 +0200
> > Arnd Bergmann <a...@arndb.de> wrote:
> >  
> >> On Wed, Jul 11, 2018 at 1:16 PM, Boris Brezillon
> >> <boris.brezil...@bootlin.com> wrote:  
> >> > On Mon,  9 Jul 2018 22:09:25 +0200
> >> > Boris Brezillon <boris.brezil...@bootlin.com> wrote:
> >> >  
> >> >> It just makes NAND maintainers' life easier by allowing them to
> >> >> compile-test this driver without having ARCH_S3C24XX or ARCH_S3C64XX
> >> >> enabled.
> >> >>
> >> >> We add a dependency on HAS_IOMEM to make sure the driver compiles
> >> >> correctly, and a dependency on !IA64 because the {read,write}s{bwl}()
> >> >> accessors are not defined for this architecture.  
> >> >
> >> > I see that SPARC does not define those accessors either. So I guess we
> >> > should add depends on !SPARC.
> >> >
> >> > Arnd, any other way to know when the platform implements
> >> > {read,write}s{bwl}() accessors?  
> >>
> >> I'd just consider that a bug, and send a patch to fix sparc64 if it's 
> >> broken.
> >> sparc32 appears to have these, and when Thierry sent the patch
> >> to implement them everywhere[1], he said that he tested sparc64 as
> >> well, so either something regressed since then, or his testing
> >> was incomplete. Either way, the correct answer IMHO would be to
> >> make it work rather than to add infrastructure around the broken
> >> configurations.  
> >
> > I guess the same goes for IA64 then.  
> 
> Right. FWIW, I just tried it out and sent the respective arch patches.

Cool! Thanks for doing that.

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