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Date:   Wed, 21 Jul 2021 13:55:07 +0200
From:   Arnd Bergmann <>
To:     Mauro Carvalho Chehab <>
Cc:     Bjorn Helgaas <>,
        Linuxarm <>,
        Mauro Carvalho Chehab <>,
        Krzysztof WilczyƄski <>,
        Alex Dewar <>,
        Arnd Bergmann <>, Henry Styles <>,
        Jaehoon Chung <>,
        Kevin Hilman <>,
        Lorenzo Pieralisi <>,
        Manivannan Sadhasivam <>,
        Paul Walmsley <>,
        Rob Herring <>,
        Wesley Sheng <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
        linux-pci <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 11/10] PCI: kirin: Allow building it as a module

On Wed, Jul 21, 2021 at 12:15 PM Mauro Carvalho Chehab
<> wrote:
> There's nothing preventing this driver to be loaded as a
> module. So, change its config from bool to tristate.
> Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <>

No objections from me, but I wonder if you would also consider making the
module removable. It's currently marked as 'builtin_platform_driver',
so you can load but not remove it. Rob has done some bug fixes that make
it possible to remove similar drivers, so it's probably not much work
here either.


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