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Date:   Fri, 3 May 2019 13:07:32 +0200
From:   Thierry Reding <thierry.reding@...il.com>
To:     Vidya Sagar <vidyas@...dia.com>
Cc:     lorenzo.pieralisi@....com, bhelgaas@...gle.com, robh+dt@...nel.org,
        mark.rutland@....com, jonathanh@...dia.com, kishon@...com,
        catalin.marinas@....com, will.deacon@....com, jingoohan1@...il.com,
        gustavo.pimentel@...opsys.com, mperttunen@...dia.com,
        linux-pci@...r.kernel.org, devicetree@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-tegra@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, kthota@...dia.com,
        mmaddireddy@...dia.com, sagar.tv@...il.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH V5 03/16] PCI: Export pcie_bus_config symbol

On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 10:49:51AM +0530, Vidya Sagar wrote:
> Export pcie_bus_config to enable host controller drivers setting it to a
> specific configuration be able to build as loadable modules
> 
> Signed-off-by: Vidya Sagar <vidyas@...dia.com>
> ---
> Changes since [v4]:
> * None
> 
> Changes since [v3]:
> * None
> 
> Changes since [v2]:
> * None
> 
> Changes since [v1]:
> * This is a new patch in v2 series
> 
>  drivers/pci/pci.c | 1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

It doesn't look to me like this is something that host controller
drivers are supposed to change. This is set via the pci kernel command-
line parameter, meaning it's a way of tuning the system configuration.
Drivers should not be allowed to override this after the fact.

Why do we need to set this?

Thierry

> diff --git a/drivers/pci/pci.c b/drivers/pci/pci.c
> index f5ff01dc4b13..731f78508601 100644
> --- a/drivers/pci/pci.c
> +++ b/drivers/pci/pci.c
> @@ -94,6 +94,7 @@ unsigned long pci_hotplug_mem_size = DEFAULT_HOTPLUG_MEM_SIZE;
>  unsigned long pci_hotplug_bus_size = DEFAULT_HOTPLUG_BUS_SIZE;
>  
>  enum pcie_bus_config_types pcie_bus_config = PCIE_BUS_DEFAULT;
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(pcie_bus_config);
>  
>  /*
>   * The default CLS is used if arch didn't set CLS explicitly and not
> -- 
> 2.17.1
> 

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