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Date:	Fri, 6 Nov 2015 17:24:36 -0800
From:	Guenter Roeck <>
To:	Arnd Bergmann <>
Cc:	David Miller <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH -next] net: hisilicon: Never build on SPARC

On 11/06/2015 12:30 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Friday 06 November 2015 11:16:52 Guenter Roeck wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 02:53:20PM -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>>> On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 09:11:53PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>>>> On Wednesday 21 October 2015 10:03:05 Guenter Roeck wrote:
>>>>> Anyway, if it gets that complicated, I think we should stick with
>>>>> just returning OF_BAD_ADDR. The above really suggests the need for
>>>>> an architecture specific solution.
>>>> Probably no harm in this really: the far more common
>>>> of_address_to_resource() and of_iomap() helpers are equally
>>>> broken on SPARC and we just return a runtime error for those
>>>> as well without CONFIG_OF_ADDRESS rather than breaking the build.
>>> Agreed. Given this, returning OF_BAD_ADDR sounds like a better choice.
>> Arnd,
>> do you know if a fix for this problem is pending in some branch ?
>> Mainline sparc builds are now affected.
> I don't think anyone wrote the patch to do this. Can you send one?

I'll see what I can do.


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