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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] cirrus-logic-framebuffer-i2c-support.patch
Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
> "Antonino A. Daplas" <> writes:
>>> You're right here, I don't know why I assumed DEPENDS does it
>>> automatically.
>> Use select.
> It has a known problem - if the "selected" thing changes (requires
> another option etc) things are screwed. With "depends on", you don't
> have to track such changes.
> While near selects (in the same build directory) are IMHO ok, far
> ones are not.
> I think it would be different if trying to select something which
> can't be selected automatically resulted in a warning. I think
> I have to look at it then, but for now I'll use something like
> "depends on (FB_CIRRUS=m && I2C && I2C_ALGOBIT) ||
> (FB_CIRRUS=y && I2C=y && I2C_ALGOBIT=y)".

Well if the i2c code happens to depend on another module, I hope
that Jean would warn us in a timely manner :-). And even if Jean
failed to do so, it would immediately result in a compile
error/warning which should lead to an easy fix.

I still prefer 'select' just because it's easier to parse, but
either way is okay, though your method takes me a few more seconds
to understand.

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