[lm-sensors] [PATCH v3] drivers/hwmon NTC Thermistor Initial Support v3

Guenter Roeck guenter.roeck at ericsson.com
Fri Dec 24 04:09:43 CET 2010


On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 09:37:37PM -0500, 함명주 wrote:
> 
> Sender : Guenter Roeck<guenter.roeck at ericsson.com>
> > On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 08:36:04PM -0500, MyungJoo Ham wrote:
> > [ ... ]
> > > >> +int ntc_thermistor_read(struct device *dev)
> > > >> +{
> > > >> + ? ? ? return _ntc_thermistor_read(dev_get_drvdata(dev));
> > > >> +}
> > > >
> > > > Function should be removed since it is no longer exported.
> > > >
> > > 
> > > I have been considering to use this function at the board file in the
> > > kernel space.
> > 
> > That means you would have to export the function, and we are back to square one,
> > ie you really use a hwmon driver to provide functions to a non-hwmon driver.
> > 
> 
> Yes, this hwmon driver is used by another (board file) when CONFIG_HWMON and
> CONFIG_NTC_.... is "y". Otherwise, the code that requires hwmon driver is not
> compiled and a dummy is used instead. Thus, we don't need EXPORT anyway.
> 
Have you tried to compile the driver as module ?

Guenter




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