Re: [PATCH] platform/x86: never 'select DMI' from a driver
From: Darren Hart
Date: Mon Feb 29 2016 - 18:19:32 EST
On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 03:13:54PM -0800, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 3:07 PM, Darren Hart <dvhart@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 07:46:58AM -0800, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> >> On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 4:13 AM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> > CONFIG_DMI is a user-selectable Kconfig symbol that some drivers
> >> > depend on. As part of a recent patch, other drivers started
> >> > adding a 'select' for the same symbol, which now causes
> >> > a recursive dependency:
> >> Darren, it may make sense for you to fold the DELL_LAPTOP change in.
> > Andy, I didn't quite follow you. Are you referring to this patch from Arnd, or
> > from the dell-smbios series from MichaÅ?
> > I'm planning on merging both (MichaÅ's is pending a v5).
> I meant to fold the "select DMI" -> "depends on DMI" for DELL_WMI into my patch.
Of course. Obvious in retrospect. :-)
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