Re: [PATCH 61/62] msi-laptop: depends on RFKILL
From: Greg KH
Date: Wed Mar 03 2010 - 16:24:16 EST
On Tue, Mar 02, 2010 at 10:09:56PM -0800, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 02, 2010 at 03:29:00PM -0800, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > msi-laptop uses rfkill*() interfaces so it should depend on RFKILL.
> > msi-laptop.c:(.text+0x1fcd1b): undefined reference to `rfkill_alloc'
> > msi-laptop.c:(.text+0x1fcd76): undefined reference to `rfkill_register'
> > msi-laptop.c:(.text+0x1fcdc8): undefined reference to `rfkill_destroy'
> > msi-laptop.c:(.text+0x1fcdd9): undefined reference to `rfkill_unregister'
> > This repairs "msi-laptop: Detect 3G device exists by standard ec command",
> > which is in some gregkh tree.
> > Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Cc: Lennart Poettering <mzxreary@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Cc: Lee, Chun-Yi <jlee@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxx>
> > ---
> > drivers/platform/x86/Kconfig | 1 +
> > 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> > diff --git a/drivers/platform/x86/Kconfig b/drivers/platform/x86/Kconfig
> > index 6848f21..d911de3 100644
> > --- a/drivers/platform/x86/Kconfig
> > +++ b/drivers/platform/x86/Kconfig
> > @@ -148,6 +148,7 @@ config MSI_LAPTOP
> > tristate "MSI Laptop Extras"
> > depends on ACPI
> > depends on BACKLIGHT_CLASS_DEVICE
> > + depends on RFKILL
> I must say I really dislike when "depends" is used with drivers like
> this for high-level subsystems. How would a user (advanced, I agree)
> know about existence of such a driver when doing make oldconfig unless
> he examines entirety of the pull (new rc patch, tarball, whatever)? And
> even if he is aware of the new driver he needs to know exact config name
> to see the dependencies (even if he knows how)...
> We all know dangers of "select" but I think it is useful when used
> judiciously, for entire subsystems only (like selecting serio,
> backlight, leds, etc) that do not have additional dependencies.
Yeah, it is an issue, but without using 'select', one that we have to
live with for now.
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