Re: [PATCH] [media] [kbuild] Add and use IS_REACHABLE macro

From: Michal Marek
Date: Fri Feb 20 2015 - 05:24:27 EST

On 2015-02-20 10:29, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Thursday 19 February 2015 16:06:18 Michal Marek wrote:
>>> We have similar problems in other areas
>>> of the kernel. In theory, we could enforce the VIDEO_TUNER driver to
>>> be modular here by adding lots of dependencies to it:
>>> config VIDEO_TUNER
>>> tristate
>>> depends on MEDIA_TUNER_TEA5761 || !MEDIA_TUNER_TEA5761
>>> depends on MEDIA_TUNER_TEA5767 || !MEDIA_TUNER_TEA5767
>>> depends on MEDIA_TUNER_MSI001 || !MEDIA_TUNER_MSI001
>> Nah, that's even uglier. I suggest to merge your IS_REACHABLE patch.
> Ok, can I take this as an ack from your side to merge the
> include/linux/kconfig.h part of the patch through the linux-media
> tree?

Yes. If you want

Acked-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@xxxxxxx> [kconfig]

> I thought about splitting up the patch into two, but that would
> just make merging it harder because we'd still have the dependency.

Agreed, no need to pedantically split patches just for the sake of it.

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