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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add Kconfig dependency !VT for VIOCONS
On Wed, 11 Oct 2006 05:56:29 +0200 Adrian Bunk wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 10, 2006 at 09:10:04AM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > On Tue, 10 Oct 2006 06:55:34 +0200 Adrian Bunk wrote:
> >
> > > On Fri, Oct 06, 2006 at 02:34:37PM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > > > On Fri, 6 Oct 2006 13:00:07 -0700 Judith Lebzelter wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Actually, this gets rid of the CONFIG_VIOCONS from my .config, but
> > > > > then I get another warning when I build:
> > > > >
> > > > > Warning! Found recursive dependency: VT VIOCONS VT
> > > > >
> > > > > Can anyone suggest something?
> > > >
> > > > I think that your patch is mostly good/correct, but one more line
> > > > is needed on the VT side: a deletion.
> > > >
> > > > This works for me:
> > > >
> > > > From: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net>
> > > >
> > > > Make allmodconfig .config build successfully by making VIOCONS
> > > > available only if VT=n. VT need not check VIOCONS.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net>
> > > > ---
> > > > arch/powerpc/platforms/iseries/Kconfig | 2 +-
> > > > drivers/char/Kconfig | 1 -
> > > > 2 files changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > > >
> > > > --- linux-2619-rc1g2.orig/arch/powerpc/platforms/iseries/Kconfig
> > > > +++ linux-2619-rc1g2/arch/powerpc/platforms/iseries/Kconfig
> > > > @@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ menu "iSeries device drivers"
> > > > depends on PPC_ISERIES
> > > >
> > > > config VIOCONS
> > > > - tristate "iSeries Virtual Console Support (Obsolete)"
> > > > + tristate "iSeries Virtual Console Support (Obsolete)" if !VT
> > > > help
> > > >...
> > > > config VT
> > > > bool "Virtual terminal" if EMBEDDED
> > >
> > > With this dependency on EMBEDDED, you could as well simply remove
> > > VIOCONS...
> > >
> > > > select INPUT
> > > > - default y if !VIOCONS
> > >
> > > Removing the "default y" is wrong.
> >
> > Oops, yes, agreed.
> >
> > I don't see a way (using: make ARCH=powerpc iseries_defconfig,
> > which wants to enable VIOCONS) to prevent VT from being enabled
> > so that VIOCONS can be enabled.
>
> With iseries_defconfig, CONFIG_VT is not enabled.
>
> > However, since VIOCONS is marked (Obsolete) and since the powerpc
> > people don't comment on this patch & problem, maybe Judith is the
> > only person who cares.
>
> allmodconfig turns on CONFIG_EMBEDDED.

So am I doing this incorrectly?

$ make ARCH=powerpc iseries_defconfig

$editor .config

CONFIG_VT=y
...
#
# iSeries device drivers
#
CONFIG_VIODASD=y
CONFIG_VIOCD=m
CONFIG_VIOTAPE=m
CONFIG_VIOPATH=y


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~Randy
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