Re: [PATCH 5/7] clocksource/drivers/pxa_timer: Move the Kconfig rule

From: Amit Kucheria
Date: Mon Nov 02 2015 - 05:11:05 EST

On Mon, Nov 2, 2015 at 1:33 PM, Daniel Lezcano
<daniel.lezcano@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Amit,
> On 11/02/2015 08:44 AM, Amit Kucheria wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 4:22 AM, Daniel Lezcano
>> <daniel.lezcano@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Instead of having the clocksource's Kconfig depending on the arch, let
>>> the
>>> arch to select the timer it needs.
>> Is this the prescribed way to do things nowadays? It leads to more
>> options showing up in 'make menuconfig'. Why do I need to see
>> CLKSRC_PXA if I'm not even compiling for ARCH_PXA (and not interesting
> That won't happen.
> As the 'bool' has no string after, it won't show up in the menuconfig.

Nice, I didn't know that.

> Actually, with the next patch, only COMPILE_TEST will show it up in the
> Device Drivers->Clocksource drivers.

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