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Date:	Sat, 29 Dec 2012 11:24:45 -0600
From:	Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@...inger.net>
To:	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...k.pl>
CC:	fabio.baltieri@...aro.org, viresh.kumar@...aro.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-pm@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH V3] Fix problem with cpufreq_ondemand or cpufreq_conservative

On 12/29/2012 07:27 AM, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Friday, December 28, 2012 07:55:20 PM Larry Finger wrote:
>> Since commit 2aacdff entitled "cpufreq: Move common part from governors
>> to separate file", whenever the drivers that depend on this new file
>> (cpufreq_ondemand or cpufreq_conservative) are built as modules, a new
>> module named cpufreq_governor is created because the Makefile includes
>> cpufreq_governor.o twice. As drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq_governor.c contains no
>> MODULE directives, the resulting module has no license specified, which
>> results in logging of a "module license 'unspecified' taints kernel". In
>> addition, a number of globals are exported GPL only, and are therefore
>> not available. This fix establishes a new boolean configuration variable
>> that forces cpufreq_governor.o to be linked into the kernel whenever
>> either cpufreq_ondemand or cpufreq_conservative is selected.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@...inger.net>
>> ---
>> V3 changes only Kconfig and Makefile and avoids creating a new module.
>
> OK, thanks for the patch!
>
> If you don't mind, I'll rename CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_GOVERNOR to
> CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_GOV_COMMON when applying it, though.

The following does the job and is somewhat cleaner. If you want, I can remove 
the line wrap and submit it as V4. The downside of this approach is that the 
nested ifs will get cumbersome is more governors need cpufreq_governor.o.

Larry

Index: wireless-testing-new/drivers/cpufreq/Makefile
===================================================================
--- wireless-testing-new.orig/drivers/cpufreq/Makefile
+++ wireless-testing-new/drivers/cpufreq/Makefile
@@ -7,8 +7,15 @@ obj-$(CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_STAT)
  obj-$(CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_GOV_PERFORMANCE) += cpufreq_performance.o
  obj-$(CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_GOV_POWERSAVE)   += cpufreq_powersave.o
  obj-$(CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_GOV_USERSPACE)   += cpufreq_userspace.o
-obj-$(CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_GOV_ONDEMAND)    += cpufreq_ondemand.o cpufreq_governor.o
-obj-$(CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_GOV_CONSERVATIVE)        += cpufreq_conservative.o 
cpufreq_governor.o
+obj-$(CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_GOV_ONDEMAND)    += cpufreq_ondemand.o
+obj-$(CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_GOV_CONSERVATIVE)        += cpufreq_conservative.o
+ifdef CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_GOV_ONDEMAND
+  obj-y += cpufreq_governor.o
+else
+  ifdef CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_GOV_CONSERVATIVE
+    obj-y += cpufreq_governor.o
+  endif
+endif

  # CPUfreq cross-arch helpers
  obj-$(CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_TABLE)           += freq_table.o


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