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SubjectRe: [RFC 04/32] parport: PC style parport depends on HAS_IOPORT
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On Tue, 2021-12-28 at 11:14 +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> 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?

Seeing as the only platforms where HAS_IOMEM can even be unset are s390
and um you're probably right. Let's keep this.

>
> > 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
>
> --
> Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org
>
> In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
> when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
> -- Linus Torvalds

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