[lm-sensors] [PATCH v2] hwmon (coretemp): Fix build breakage if SMP is undefined

Guenter Roeck guenter.roeck at ericsson.com
Tue Sep 28 03:12:06 CEST 2010

On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 09:00:59PM -0400, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 5:26 PM, Guenter Roeck
> <guenter.roeck at ericsson.com> wrote:
> >
> > Not that simple. cpu_sibling_mask()  is defined in asm/smp.h, which is only
> > included from linux/smp.h if SMP is defined. But many other files do include
> > asm/smp.h directly. This causes the following error all over the place
> > if CONFIG_SMP is not defined.
> Yeah, that's broken.  Seriously broken.
> And I guess that if you had happened to include <asm/smp.h> in
> coretemp.c you would magically have gotten that cpu_sibling_map()
> thing, and it would just work - by mistake.

> And maybe that's the correct (and really hacky) fix right now. Rather

Yes, that is actually what I am testing right now.

> than introduce an UP-only cpu_sibling_mask(), get the SMP version, and
> get it ignored.
> Seriously broken, but there it is.
> In the long run, I guess we should either
>  - disallow naked '<asm/smp.h>' includes
> OR
>  - just make '<linux/smp.h>' unconditionally include <asm/smp.h>
> to at least not have that insane "some things exist in CONFIG_SMP or
> not depending on how you include files".

Guess so.

You should get another patch in a few minutes, after my next set of compiles is done.
I'll wait for some feedback before pushing it into my integration branch.


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