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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/4] da850-evm: add UI Expander pushbuttons
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Hi Kevin,

Thank you for weighing in.

On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 10:48 AM, Kevin Hilman
<khilman@deeprootsystems.com> wrote:
> "Nori, Sekhar" <nsekhar@ti.com> writes:
>>> [...]
>>> -- which is less than Ideal. How about I replace the current changes
>>> to arch/arm/mach-davinci/Kconfig with:
>>>
>>> config KEYBOARD_GPIO
>>>         default MACH_DAVINCI_DA850_EVM
>>>         select INPUT_POLLDEV
>>>
>>> So 1) gpio-keys functionality is default for the da850evm and 2)
>>> whenever gpio-keys is enabled so is INPUT_POLLDEV.
>>
>> This looks better than what was posted earlier, but I am not
>> sure if platforms should influence driver configuration this
>> way.
>
> Agreed.  In general, we should not have machine/platform specific
> conditionals in generic Kconfigs.   Generally, this should be handled in
> machine/platform specific Kconfigs.

My understanding is that Sekhar was expressing concern over putting
generic config conditionals into machine/platform specific Kconfigs.
It sounds like you are OK with generic config conditionals in
machine/platform specific Kconfigs ala recent pca953x module build
changes [1].

To be clear: I am proposing the following additions to
arch/arm/mach-davinci/Kconfig: (slightly different than above).

config KEYBOARD_GPIO
        default MACH_DAVINCI_DA850_EVM
        select INPUT_POLLDEV if MACH_DAVINCI_DA850_EVM

I know it is always better to show the code: I will extract these
contentious Kconfig changes into their own patch in the series when I
post a new version.

Best Regards,
Ben Gardiner

[1] http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.davinci/20918

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