[PATCH] staging/octeon: Mark Ethernet driver as BROKEN

Guenter Roeck linux at roeck-us.net
Mon Dec 2 14:18:36 UTC 2019


The code doesn't compile due to incompatible pointer errors such as

drivers/staging/octeon/ethernet-tx.c:649:50: error:
	passing argument 1 of 'cvmx_wqe_get_grp' from incompatible pointer type

This is due to mixing, for example, cvmx_wqe_t with 'struct cvmx_wqe'.

Unfortunately, one can not just revert the primary offending commit, as doing so
results in secondary errors. This is made worse by the fact that the "removed"
typedefs still exist and are used widely outside the staging directory,
making the entire set of "remove typedef" changes pointless and wrong.

Reflect reality and mark the driver as BROKEN.

Fixes: ef1fe6b7369a ("staging: octeon: remove typedef declaration for cvmx_wqe")
Fixes: 73aef0c9d2c6 ("staging: octeon: remove typedef declaration for cvmx_helper_link_info")
Cc: Wambui Karuga <wambui.karugax at gmail.com>
Cc: Julia Lawall <julia.lawall at lip6.fr>
Signed-off-by: Guenter Roeck <linux at roeck-us.net>
---
 drivers/staging/octeon/Kconfig | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/octeon/Kconfig b/drivers/staging/octeon/Kconfig
index 5319909eb2f6..e7f4ddcc1361 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/octeon/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/staging/octeon/Kconfig
@@ -3,6 +3,7 @@ config OCTEON_ETHERNET
 	tristate "Cavium Networks Octeon Ethernet support"
 	depends on CAVIUM_OCTEON_SOC || COMPILE_TEST
 	depends on NETDEVICES
+	depends on BROKEN
 	select PHYLIB
 	select MDIO_OCTEON
 	help
-- 
2.17.1



More information about the devel mailing list