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SubjectRe: [PATCH] tpm: Make SECURITYFS a weak dependency
On Mon, Sep 03, 2018 at 09:51:51PM +0200, Peter Huewe wrote:
> While having SECURITYFS enabled for the tpm subsystem is beneficial in
> most cases, it is not strictly necessary to have it enabled at all.
> Especially on platforms without any boot firmware integration of the TPM
> (e.g. raspberry pi) it does not add any value for the tpm subsystem,
> as there is no eventlog present.
>
> By turning it from 'select' to 'imply' it still gets selected per
> default, but enables users who want to save some kb of ram by turning
> SECURITYFS off.
>
> Signed-off-by: Peter Huewe <peterhuewe@gmx.de>
> ---
> drivers/char/tpm/Kconfig | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/char/tpm/Kconfig b/drivers/char/tpm/Kconfig
> index 18c81cbe4704..536e55d3919f 100644
> --- a/drivers/char/tpm/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/char/tpm/Kconfig
> @@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
> menuconfig TCG_TPM
> tristate "TPM Hardware Support"
> depends on HAS_IOMEM
> - select SECURITYFS
> + imply SECURITYFS
> select CRYPTO
> select CRYPTO_HASH_INFO
> ---help---
> --
> 2.16.4
>

Reviewed-by: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com>

/Jarkko

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