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SubjectRe: [build bug, 2.6.24-rc1] CONFIG_VIDEO_DEV=m & CONFIG_VIDEO_SAA7146_VV=y

* Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> wrote:

> > config VIDEO_SAA7146_VV
> > tristate
> > depends on VIDEO_DEV = y || VIDEO_DEV = VIDEO_SAA7146_VV
> > select VIDEOBUF_DMA_SG
> > select VIDEO_SAA7146
> >
> > (untested)
>
> Nope, won't work. I tried that last night. VIDEO_DEV_SAA7146_VV
> has too many "select"s involved, but select doesn't follow the dependency
> chains. IOW, as written in Documentation/kbuild/kconfig-language.txt:
>
> select is evil.... select will by brute force set a symbol
> equal to 'y' without visiting the dependencies. So abusing
> select you are able to select a symbol FOO even if FOO depends
> on BAR that is not set.

so ... what should we do? Remove those ~7 select VIDEO_SAA7146_VV lines
and replace them with depends on VIDEO_SAA7146_VV ?

Ingo
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