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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] video: omap2: Compile omap2 support only when needed

On Monday 20 June 2011 06:36 PM, Tomi Valkeinen wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-06-20 at 16:16 +0530, Tushar Behera wrote:
>> Currently display support for omap2 is selected by default and
>> it gets built for all the configurations.
>> Instead of it being a built-in feature, it's compilation should
>> depend on the config option CONFIG_FB_OMAP2.
> No, I don't think so. omap2 directory contains vram, vrfb and omapdss,
> all of which can be used without omapfb driver. vram and vrfb can be
> even used without omapdss driver.
Even if I build the kernel with i386_defconfig, I get some compiled
files within drivers/video/omap2.

$ make ARCH=x86 i386_defconfig O=out_dir
$ make ARCH=x86 O=out_dir

$ ls out_dir/drivers/video/omap2
built-in.o displays modules.builtin modules.order

IMHO, drivers/video/omap2/ should not be compiled if the kernel is not
built for omap2.
> Is this patch fixing some real problem?
This patch does not fix any other problem.

> Tomi

Tushar Behera

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