Re: [PATCH] v4l: fix build error for et61x251 driver

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On Fri, 14 Sep 2007, Luca Risolia wrote:

> Hacked-by: Luca Risolia <[email protected]>
> 
> On Friday 14 September 2007 00:27:17 Andreas Herrmann wrote:
> > This fixes a kernel build problem and
> > should make it into 2.6.23, I think.
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Andreas
> >
> > --
> >
> > Get rid of some v4l1 remainders to avoid kernel build errors if
> > V4L1_COMPAT is not selected:
> >
> >   drivers/media/video/et61x251/et61x251_core.c: In et61x251_show_:
> >   drivers/media/video/et61x251/et61x251_core.c:718: error: implicit
> >     declaration of to_video_device
> >
> > Fix as suggested by  Luca Risolia <[email protected]>

This patch is really ugly.

Why can't the "to_video_device()" macro be used? Just move it to a place 
where it's usable! IOW, what's wrong with the *much* simpler patch below?

That "to_video_device()" macro has absolutely _nothing_ to do with 
CONFIG_VIDEO_V4L1_COMPAT, as far as I can tell!

			Linus
---
diff --git a/include/media/v4l2-dev.h b/include/media/v4l2-dev.h
index d62847f..17f8f3a 100644
--- a/include/media/v4l2-dev.h
+++ b/include/media/v4l2-dev.h
@@ -337,6 +337,9 @@ void *priv;
 	struct class_device class_dev; /* sysfs */
 };
 
+/* Class-dev to video-device */
+#define to_video_device(cd) container_of(cd, struct video_device, class_dev)
+
 /* Version 2 functions */
 extern int video_register_device(struct video_device *vfd, int type, int nr);
 void video_unregister_device(struct video_device *);
@@ -354,11 +357,9 @@ extern int video_usercopy(struct inode *inode, struct file *file,
 			  int (*func)(struct inode *inode, struct file *file,
 				      unsigned int cmd, void *arg));
 
-
 #ifdef CONFIG_VIDEO_V4L1_COMPAT
 #include <linux/mm.h>
 
-#define to_video_device(cd) container_of(cd, struct video_device, class_dev)
 static inline int __must_check
 video_device_create_file(struct video_device *vfd,
 			 struct class_device_attribute *attr)
-
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