Re: [char-misc:char-misc-testing] warning
From: Tobias Jakobi
Date: Tue Nov 01 2016 - 11:33:41 EST
I'm afraid I can't help you with that. The series was done as a request
by Daniel Vetter, see here for reference:
I don't have any nouveau platform here.
With best wishes,
Robin van der Gracht wrote:
> Hi Tobias,
> Lately I've submitted patches to Gregs (char-misc) git repo and they got
> bounced because the kbuild bot threw a warning:
> warning: (PMAC_BACKLIGHT && DRM_NOUVEAU && HT16K33 && FB_TFT) selects
> FB_BACKLIGHT which has unmet direct dependencies (HAS_IOMEM && FB)
> My patched added a new driver named HT16K33, but..
> I believe the warning is the result of a dependency issue made possible by this commit:
> The kbuild bots configuration file stated:
> # CONFIG_FB is not set
> PMAC_BACKLIGHT, HT16K33 and FB_TFT ware not mentioned in the config file.
> I've attached the config file to this email.
> FB_BACKLIGHT depends on FB like so:
> config FB_BACKLIGHT
> depends on FB
> In your commit the 'select FB' is removed from the config DRM_NOUVEAU in
> the drivers/gpu/drm/nouveau/Kconfig file but DRM_NOUVEAU still selects
> FB_BACKLIGHT when using DRM_NOUVEAU_BACKLIGHT.
> Is no one else selects FB, the warning mentioned above is raised.
> Would you like to verify this?