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Date:	Sun, 12 May 2013 22:33:30 +0400
From:	Sergei Shtylyov <>
To:	Wolfram Sang <>
Subject: Re: [RFC 17/42] drivers/net/ethernet/renesas: don't check resource
 with devm_ioremap_resource


On 05/12/2013 08:32 PM, Wolfram Sang wrote:

>>     You can always try to do:
>> $ make drivers/net/ethernet/renesas/sh_eth.o
>> with a .config file you have. It will compile a file regardless of
>> whether it's enabled in your .config or not...
> Been there. This mainly works for platform independent drivers. In this case:
>    CC      drivers/net/ethernet/renesas/sh_eth.o
> drivers/net/ethernet/renesas/sh_eth.c: In function 'sh_eth_dev_init':
> drivers/net/ethernet/renesas/sh_eth.c:1274:2: error: implicit declaration of function 'sh_eth_reset' [-Werror=implicit-function-declaration]
> drivers/net/ethernet/renesas/sh_eth.c: In function 'sh_eth_drv_probe':
> drivers/net/ethernet/renesas/sh_eth.c:2724:13: error: 'sh_eth_my_cpu_data' undeclared (first use in this function)
> drivers/net/ethernet/renesas/sh_eth.c:2724:13: note: each undeclared identifier is reported only once for each function it appears in
> drivers/net/ethernet/renesas/sh_eth.c: At top level:
> drivers/net/ethernet/renesas/sh_eth.c:889:12: warning: 'sh_eth_check_reset' defined but not used [-Wunused-function]

     At least you can try to filter out errors/warning caused by your 
patch from
those that are caused by platform dependency. Concerning this driver, 
the platform dependencies will go away in 3.11.

> Regards,
>     Wolfram

WBR, Sergei

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