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Date:   Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:01:14 +0900
From:   Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com>
To:     Paul Burton <paul.burton@...s.com>
Cc:     "linux-mips@...r.kernel.org" <linux-mips@...r.kernel.org>,
        Ralf Baechle <ralf@...ux-mips.org>,
        James Hogan <jhogan@...nel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] MIPS: remove meaningless generic-(CONFIG_GENERIC_CSUM) += checksum.h

Hi Paul,

On Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 2:44 AM Paul Burton <paul.burton@...s.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Masahiro,
>
> On Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 11:48:49AM +0900, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> > This line is weird in multiple ways.
> >
> > (CONFIG_GENERIC_CSUM) might be a typo of $(CONFIG_GENERIC_CSUM).
> >
> > Even if you add '$' to it, $(CONFIG_GENERIC_CSUM) is never evaluated
> > to 'y' because scripts/Makefile.asm-generic does not include
> > include/config/auto.conf. So, the asm-generic wrapper of checksum.h
> > is never generated.
> >
> > Even if you manage to generate it, it is never included by anyone
> > because MIPS has the checkin header with the same file name:
> >
> >   arch/mips/include/asm/checksum.h
> >
> > As you see in the top Makefile, the checkin headers are included before
> > generated ones.
> >
> >   LINUXINCLUDE    := \
> >                   -I$(srctree)/arch/$(SRCARCH)/include \
> >                   -I$(objtree)/arch/$(SRCARCH)/include/generated \
> >                   ...
> >
> > Commit 4e0748f5beb9 ("MIPS: Use generic checksum functions for MIPS R6")
> > already added the asm-generic fallback code in the checkin header:
> >
> >   #ifdef CONFIG_GENERIC_CSUM
> >   #include <asm/generic/checksum.h>
> >   #else
> >     ...
> >   #endif
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com>
>
> Good catch. Would you prefer to take this through your kbuild tree or
> that I take it through the MIPS tree?


Could you apply it to MIPS tree? Thanks.




-- 
Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

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