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SubjectRe: [RFC 04/32] parport: PC style parport depends on HAS_IOPORT
Hi Niklas,

On Mon, Dec 27, 2021 at 5:48 PM Niklas Schnelle <schnelle@linux.ibm.com> wrote:
> In a future patch HAS_IOPORT=n will result in inb()/outb() and friends
> not being declared. As PC style parport uses these functions we need to
> handle this dependency for HAS_IOPORT.
>
> Co-developed-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@kernel.org>
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@kernel.org>
> Signed-off-by: Niklas Schnelle <schnelle@linux.ibm.com>

Thanks for your patch!

> --- a/drivers/parport/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/parport/Kconfig
> @@ -14,7 +14,6 @@ config ARCH_MIGHT_HAVE_PC_PARPORT
>
> menuconfig PARPORT
> tristate "Parallel port support"
> - depends on HAS_IOMEM

Why drop this?
Don't all other parport drivers depend on it?

> help
> If you want to use devices connected to your machine's parallel port
> (the connector at the computer with 25 holes), e.g. printer, ZIP

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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