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Date:   Thu, 4 Jul 2019 13:03:33 +0200
From:   Greg KH <greg@...ah.com>
To:     Felipe Balbi <balbi@...nel.org>
Cc:     Pawel Laszczak <pawell@...ence.com>,
        Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au>,
        Linux Next Mailing List <linux-next@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-usb@...r.kernel.org" <linux-usb@...r.kernel.org>,
        Roger Quadros <rogerq@...com>, Nishanth Menon <nm@...com>
Subject: Re: linux-next: build failure after merge of the usb and usb-gadget
 trees

On Thu, Jul 04, 2019 at 12:44:08PM +0300, Felipe Balbi wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Pawel Laszczak <pawell@...ence.com> writes:
> 
> >>
> >>
> >>Hi,
> >>
> >>Pawel Laszczak <pawell@...ence.com> writes:
> >>
> >>>>
> >>>>Hi,
> >>>>
> >>>>On Thu, Jul 4, 2019 at 9:59 AM Greg KH <greg@...ah.com> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Thu, Jul 04, 2019 at 04:34:58PM +1000, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> >>>>> > Hi all,
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> > After merging the usb tree, today's linux-next build (arm
> >>>>> > multi_v7_defconfig) failed like this:
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> > arm-linux-gnueabi-ld: drivers/usb/dwc3/trace.o: in function `trace_raw_output_dwc3_log_ctrl':
> >>>>> > trace.c:(.text+0x119c): undefined reference to `usb_decode_ctrl'
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> > Caused by commit
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >   3db1b636c07e ("usb:gadget Separated decoding functions from dwc3 driver.")
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> > I have used the usb tree from next-20190703 for today.
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> > This also occurs in the usb-gadget tree so I have used the version of
> >>>>> > that from next-20190703 as well.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Odd, I thought I pulled the usb-gadget tree into mine.  Felipe, can you
> >>>>> take a look at this to see if I messed something up?
> >>>>
> >>>>This looks like it was caused by Pawel's patches.
> >>>>
> >>>>I'll try to reproduce here and see what's causing it.
> >>>
> >>> Problem is in my Patch. I reproduced it, but I don't understand why compiler
> >>> complains about usb_decode_ctrl. It's compiled into libcomposite.ko and
> >>> declaration is in drivers/usb/gadget.h.
> >>
> >>That's because in multi_v7_defconfig dwc3 is built-in while libcomposite
> >>is a module:
> >>
> >>CONFIG_USB_DWC3=y
> >>CONFIG_USB_LIBCOMPOSITE=m
> >>
> >>
> >>I remember that when you were doing this work, I asked you to move
> >>functions to usb/common. Why did you deviate from that suggestion? It's
> >>clear that decoding a ctrl request can be used by peripheral and host
> >>and we wouldn't have to deal with this problem if you had just followed
> >>the suggestion.
> >
> > Some time ago Greg wrote: 
> > " It's nice to have these in a common place, but you just bloated all of
> > the USB-enabled systems in the world for the use of 2 odd-ball system
> > controllers that almost no one has :) "
> >
> > So I moved these functions to gadget directory. 
> >
> > It was mistake that I added debug.c file to libcomposite.ko.
> 
> The plan is to use this decoding function for xHCI as well. Other host
> controllers can use it as well.
> 
> The biggest mistake was to put this under gadget. What you should have
> done was create a file under usb/common that only gets compile in if
> tracing is enabled.
> 
> Then there's no bloating unless you have a kernel purposefuly built for
> debugging and tracing.
> 
> Greg, does that work for you?

I guess, but I'd like to see patches before answering that :)

thanks,

greg k-h

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