Re: [PATCH v5 08/11] ASoC: Intel: atom: Make PCI dependency explicit

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Thu Jan 03 2019 - 07:44:18 EST

On Thu, Jan 3, 2019 at 1:34 PM Mark Brown <broonie@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 02, 2019 at 06:10:35PM +0000, Sinan Kaya wrote:
> > After 'commit 5d32a66541c4 ("PCI/ACPI: Allow ACPI to be built without
> > CONFIG_PCI set")' dependencies on CONFIG_PCI that previously were
> > satisfied implicitly through dependencies on CONFIG_ACPI have to be
> > specified directly. This code relies on IOSF_MBI and IOSF_MBI depends
> > on PCI. For this reason, add a direct dependency on CONFIG_PCI to the
> > IOSF_MBI driver.
> I still don't understand what's going on with dependencies here and
> still don't have the cover letter or anything :( . As far as I can tell
> the above commit is in Linus' tree so I'd expect I can just apply it
> directly

Yes, you can.

> but you were saying that this needs to go via some other tree
> so I'm a bit confused as to what's going on here.

I guess Sinan wanted it to go in via the ACPI tree like 5d32a66541c4,
but that of course isn't necessary.

If you want to pick up anything from this series, please do. I will
pick up what's left. :-)