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SubjectRE: [PATCH] da8xx: Allow use by am33xx based devices
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On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 12:50:28, Manjunathappa, Prakash wrote:
> Hi Vaibhav,
>
> On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 14:32:06, Hiremath, Vaibhav wrote:
> >
> >
> > On 12/6/2012 1:38 PM, Manjunathappa, Prakash wrote:
> > > Hi Tomi,
> > >
> > > On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 10:52:59, Manjunathappa, Prakash wrote:
> > >> Hi,
> > >>
> > >> On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 21:26:08, Pantelis Antoniou wrote:
> > >>> This driver can be used for AM33xx devices, like the popular beaglebone.
> > >>>
> > >>> Signed-off-by: Pantelis Antoniou <panto@antoniou-consulting.com>
> > >>> ---
> > >>> drivers/video/Kconfig | 2 +-
> > >>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > >>>
> > >>> diff --git a/drivers/video/Kconfig b/drivers/video/Kconfig
> > >>> index 9791d10..e7868d8 100644
> > >>> --- a/drivers/video/Kconfig
> > >>> +++ b/drivers/video/Kconfig
> > >>> @@ -2202,7 +2202,7 @@ config FB_SH7760
> > >>>
> > >>> config FB_DA8XX
> > >>> tristate "DA8xx/OMAP-L1xx Framebuffer support"
> > >>> - depends on FB && ARCH_DAVINCI_DA8XX
> > >>> + depends on FB && (ARCH_DAVINCI_DA8XX || SOC_AM33XX)
> > >>
> > >> Agreed this is present on da8xx and am33xx, but moving forward for
> > >> supporting DT, we should be avoiding these dependencies. So instead
> > >> change this to remove machine dependencies.
> > >>
> > >
> > > I could be wrong here, having dependency on platform seems to be right.
> > > Otherwise may lead to build errors for other platforms.
> >
> > No, it should not result in to build error unless driver uses some
> > platform specific api's.
> >
>
> Agreed, should not result in build error. But is it ok to show this option
> on the platforms which do not have this IP?
>

You can choose to put machine dependency here, as this patch is already
doing it. The side-effect of this would be, list may grow and you may have
to edit this file everytime.


Thanks,
Vaibhav



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