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SubjectRe: [RFC 04/32] parport: PC style parport depends on HAS_IOPORT
On Tue, Dec 28, 2021 at 5:14 AM Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org> 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?

The other drivers all have dependencies on specific platforms, so I
probably dropped it in the original draft because the remaining dependencies
are sufficient.

Technically, the partport_pc driver only needs HAS_IOPORT, not HAS_IOMEM,
but in the end this makes very little difference.

Arnd

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