Re: linux-next: build warning after merge of the battery tree

From: Krzysztof Kozlowski
Date: Thu Sep 25 2014 - 03:00:42 EST

On czw, 2014-09-25 at 14:22 +1000, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> Hi Sebastian,
> After merging the battery tree, today's linux-next build (powerpc
> ppc64_defconfig and x86_64 allmodconfig) produced this warning:
> fs/sysfs/Kconfig:1:error: recursive dependency detected!
> fs/sysfs/Kconfig:1: symbol SYSFS is selected by CHARGER_MAX14577
> drivers/power/Kconfig:327: symbol CHARGER_MAX14577 depends on POWER_SUPPLY
> drivers/power/Kconfig:1: symbol POWER_SUPPLY is selected by HID_SONY
> drivers/hid/Kconfig:649: symbol HID_SONY depends on NEW_LEDS
> drivers/leds/Kconfig:8: symbol NEW_LEDS is selected by SENSORS_APPLESMC
> drivers/hwmon/Kconfig:299: symbol SENSORS_APPLESMC depends on HWMON
> drivers/hwmon/Kconfig:5: symbol HWMON is selected by EEEPC_LAPTOP
> drivers/platform/x86/Kconfig:496: symbol EEEPC_LAPTOP depends on HOTPLUG_PCI
> drivers/pci/hotplug/Kconfig:5: symbol HOTPLUG_PCI depends on SYSFS
> Caused by commit e30110e9c96f ("charger: max14577: Configure
> battery-dependent settings from DTS and sysfs"). Consider depending on
> SYSFS instead of selecting it ... or maybe making your driver work even
> without it.

I'll send a patch changing to "depends on".

Best regards,

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