Re: [PATCH 1/2] ptp_clock: allow for it to be optional

From: Jiri Benc
Date: Mon Sep 19 2016 - 08:26:11 EST

On Sun, 18 Sep 2016 23:51:09 -0400, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> And to make it possible for PTP to be configured out, the select statement
> in the Kconfig entry for those ethernet drivers is changed from selecting
> PTP_1588_CLOCK to PTP_1588_CLOCK_SELECTED whose purpose is to indicate the
> default Kconfig value for the PTP subsystem.

With this patch applied, the user is free to set a NIC driver as built
in and PTP_1588_CLOCK as a module, right? If so, that would lead to
non-functional PTP without any warning due to the use of IS_REACHABLE.
That doesn't sound right. Could easily cause hours of headache to

Or is this handled somehow?