Re: [PATCH v4] ata: Remove depends on HAS_DMA in case of platform dependency

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Mon Jul 02 2018 - 16:05:04 EST

Hi Tejun,

On Mon, Jul 2, 2018 at 6:12 PM Tejun Heo <tj@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 22, 2018 at 01:03:07PM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > Remove dependencies on HAS_DMA where a Kconfig symbol depends on another
> > symbol that implies HAS_DMA, and, optionally, on "|| COMPILE_TEST".
> > In most cases this other symbol is an architecture or platform specific
> > symbol, or PCI.
> >
> > Generic symbols and drivers without platform dependencies keep their
> > dependencies on HAS_DMA, to prevent compiling subsystems or drivers that
> > cannot work anyway.
> >
> > This simplifies the dependencies, and allows to improve compile-testing.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Reviewed-by: Mark Brown <broonie@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Acked-by: Robin Murphy <robin.murphy@xxxxxxx>
> This looks fine to me but how do you wanna route it? Should I apply
> it to for-4.18-fixes or should it go with arch changes in some other
> tree?

Please queue it in the ata tree. There are no related arch changes.



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