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Date:	Sat, 9 Jan 2016 23:24:27 +0100
From:	Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@...il.com>
To:	Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
Cc:	Roosen Henri <Henri.Roosen@...zinger.com>,
	David Daney <david.daney@...ium.com>,
	Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>,
	"David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	"netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [net] phy: micrel: Fix build failure in ksz9031_config_init()

On Sat, Jan 9, 2016 at 4:55 PM, Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 09, 2016 at 12:59:17PM +0100, Sedat Dilek wrote:
>> This fixes the following build failure seen in net.git#master on top of
>> Linux v4.4-rc8+:
>
> I'm pretty sure this is wrong. Here is why...
>
> net.git has the fix:
>
> commit b4c19f71252e3b6b8c6478fd712c592f00b11438
> Author: Roosen Henri <Henri.Roosen@...zinger.com>
> Date:   Thu Jan 7 09:31:15 2016 +0100
>
>     phy: micrel: Fix finding PHY properties in MAC node for KSZ9031.
>
>     Commit 651df2183543 ("phy: micrel: Fix finding PHY properties in MAC
>      node.") only fixes finding PHY properties in MAC node for KSZ9021. This
>     commit applies the same fix for KSZ9031.
>
>     Fixes: 8b63ec1837fa ("phylib: Make PHYs children of their MDIO bus, not the bus' parent.")
>     Acked-by: Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
>     Signed-off-by: Henri Roosen <henri.roosen@...zinger.com>
>     Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/phy/micrel.c b/drivers/net/phy/micrel.c
> index e13ad6cdcc22..7a5679982c03 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/phy/micrel.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/phy/micrel.c
> @@ -470,9 +470,17 @@ static int ksz9031_config_init(struct phy_device *phydev)
>                 "txd2-skew-ps", "txd3-skew-ps"
>         };
>         static const char *control_skews[2] = {"txen-skew-ps", "rxdv-skew-ps"};
> +       const struct device *dev_walker;
>
> -       if (!of_node && dev->parent->of_node)
> -               of_node = dev->parent->of_node;
> +       /* The Micrel driver has a deprecated option to place phy OF
> +        * properties in the MAC node. Walk up the tree of devices to
> +        * find a device with an OF node.
> +        */
> +       dev_walker = &phydev->dev;
> +       do {
> +               of_node = dev_walker->of_node;
> +               dev_walker = dev_walker->parent;
> +       } while (!of_node && dev_walker);
>
>
> This brings in the dev_walker, which uses phydev->dev. In net, that is
> correct. My patches introducing MDIO device are not in net. They are
> only in net-next.
>
> In net-next, this fix does not yet appear. Hence it does not yet have
> the change of ->dev to ->mdio.dev.
>
> Somehow, next.git has both net.git and net-next.git. Hence you get the
> build error.
>
> Unfortunately, we cannot fix this yet. Your fix needs to go to
> net-next. But first Dave needs to merge net.git into net-next.git, so
> bringing in Henri's fix. Only then can your fix be applied. My guess
> is, Dave will do that Sunday when Linus makes the release and opens
> the merge window.
>

Oops, you are right.
I have both recent net.git and net-next.git on top of Linux v4.4-rc8
and was unsure where to fix it.
So, let's wait till net-next.git has merged net.git.

- Sedat -

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