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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 1/2] drm/bridge: sil_sii8620: make remote control optional.

On Tue, Jul 02, 2019 at 03:50:49PM +0200, Andrzej Hajda wrote:
> On 19.04.2019 10:19, Ronald Tschalär wrote:
> > commit d6abe6df706c (drm/bridge: sil_sii8620: do not have a dependency
> > of RC_CORE) changed the driver to select both RC_CORE and INPUT.
> > However, this causes problems with other drivers, in particular an input
> > driver that depends on MFD_INTEL_LPSS_PCI (to be added in a separate
> > commit):
> >
> > drivers/clk/Kconfig:9:error: recursive dependency detected!
> > drivers/clk/Kconfig:9: symbol COMMON_CLK is selected by MFD_INTEL_LPSS
> > drivers/mfd/Kconfig:566: symbol MFD_INTEL_LPSS is selected by MFD_INTEL_LPSS_PCI
> > drivers/mfd/Kconfig:580: symbol MFD_INTEL_LPSS_PCI is implied by KEYBOARD_APPLESPI
> > drivers/input/keyboard/Kconfig:73: symbol KEYBOARD_APPLESPI depends on INPUT
> > drivers/input/Kconfig:8: symbol INPUT is selected by DRM_SIL_SII8620
> > drivers/gpu/drm/bridge/Kconfig:83: symbol DRM_SIL_SII8620 depends on DRM_BRIDGE
> > drivers/gpu/drm/bridge/Kconfig:1: symbol DRM_BRIDGE is selected by DRM_PL111
> > drivers/gpu/drm/pl111/Kconfig:1: symbol DRM_PL111 depends on COMMON_CLK
> >
> > According to the docs and general consensus, select should only be used
> > for non user-visible symbols, but both RC_CORE and INPUT are
> > user-visible. Furthermore almost all other references to INPUT
> > throughout the kernel config are depends, not selects. For this reason
> > the first part of this change reverts commit d6abe6df706c.
> >
> > In order to address the original reason for commit d6abe6df706c, namely
> > that not all boards use the remote controller functionality and hence
> > should not need have to deal with RC_CORE, the second part of this
> > change now makes the remote control support in the driver optional and
> > contingent on RC_CORE being defined. And with this the hard dependency
> > on INPUT also goes away as that is only needed if RC_CORE is defined
> > (which in turn already depends on INPUT).
> >
> > CC: Inki Dae <inki.dae@samsung.com>
> > CC: Andrzej Hajda <a.hajda@samsung.com>
> > CC: Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart@ideasonboard.com>
> > CC: Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Ronald Tschalär <ronald@innovation.ch>
> > Reviewed-by: Andrzej Hajda <a.hajda@samsung.com>
>
>
> Apparently this patch was not queued to kernel yet. If there are no
> objections I will queue it via drm-misc-next tree tomorrow.

If this patch set won't be queued for 5.3 then I guess that would be a
good idea.

But may I ask what is preventing this patch set from being queued for
upstream, so I can try and fix whatever the issue is?


Cheers,

Ronald

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