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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] clocksource: add an "menu" item to Kconfig
    On 08/07/2013 06:58 PM, John Stultz wrote:
    > On 08/07/2013 09:30 AM, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
    >> On 08/07/2013 06:21 PM, John Stultz wrote:
    >>> On 08/07/2013 03:56 AM, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
    >>>> This patch adds a menu item to clocksource' Kconfig file. Without it
    >>>> the
    >>>> changeable items look somehow lost in the main drivers' menu
    >>> So I'd like to push back on this a bit and ask why we need user-visible
    >>> clocksource config options?
    >> There was one visible Option if I remember correctly. I added two and
    >> was wondering once I found them. I do have a PCI card which provides a
    >> clock source and clock events device. So I assumed select <m|y> would
    >> be doable.
    >
    > PCI card, eh? (Heh. In writing my previous mail, I think I even wrote
    > "These are clocksources soldered to the motherboard, not pci cards!",
    > but deleted it as it didn't seem useful. :)
    >
    > So I think that's actually a first for clocksource drivers.
    >
    > So, if there are genuinely cross-architecture pluggable clocksources,
    > that aren't part of a platform definition, I would be ok with making an
    > exception. But I'd want to make sure that we kept a high-bar for adding
    > clocksource options, so that folks don't just clutter up the Kconfig menu.
    >
    > That said, Daniel (now cc'ed - sorry for not cc'ing you earlier!) is now
    > in charge of the clocksource directory, so my objections and wishes
    > aren't as important as his.

    Sebastian,

    instead of adding a menu item in the Kconfig, is it possible to have
    this Kconfig PCI board support to select the right driver ?

    Thanks
    -- Daniel


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