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Date:	Mon, 01 Jul 2013 14:44:21 +0800
From:	Chen Gang <>
To:	Richard Weinberger <>
CC:	David Miller <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drivers/ptp/Kconfig: add "depends on HAS_IOMEM" for 'PTP_1588_CLOCK_PCH'

On 07/01/2013 02:34 PM, Richard Weinberger wrote:
>> config COMPILE_TEST
>> >         bool "Compile also drivers which will not load"
>> >         default n
>> >         help
>> >           Some drivers can be compiled on a different platform than they are
>> >           intended to be run on. Despite they cannot be loaded there (or even
>> >           when they load they cannot be used due to missing HW support),
>> >           developers still, opposing to distributors, might want to build such
>> >           drivers to compile-test them.
>> > 
>> >           If you are a developer and want to build everything available, say Y
>> >           here. If you are a user/distributor, say N here to exclude useless
>> >           drivers to be distributed.
>> > 
>> > I guess, 'COMPILE_TEST' is really useful for UML.
> No.
> We have explained you more than once what the deal and why UML does not
> have ioremap() and friends.

This time, it is not for UML, it is for 'COMPILE_TEST': the
'asm-generic' whether need consider it.

Chen Gang
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