RE: [PATCH] regulator: tps65217: fix build error if REGULATOR isnot enabled

From: AnilKumar, Chimata
Date: Wed Jul 18 2012 - 05:56:10 EST


On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 15:14:49, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 12:11:03PM +0530, AnilKumar Ch wrote:
> > Fixes below build error if CONFIG_REGULATOR is not enabled.
> >
> > drivers/built-in.o: In function `tps65217_probe':
> > tps65217.c:(.devinit.text+0x13e37): undefined reference to `of_regulator_match'
> This isn't a patch to the regulator driver, this is a patch to the MFD.
> Normally this would be fixed by making the MFD driver not depend on the
> regulator API - why is the MFD driver using the regulator API?

Regulators platform data is added to platform device in MFD driver, which we
need for regulator driver, of_regulator_match() is used to check the regulator
consumers if we pass DT data. If we do not enable CONFIG_REGULATOR then
of_regulator_match() is not exported, so we see this error.


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