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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [media] si4713: Remove "select SI4713"
On 02/09/2014 06:37 PM, Paul Bolle wrote:
> On Sun, 2014-02-09 at 18:04 +0100, Hans Verkuil wrote:
>> The i2c module is loaded by v4l2_i2c_new_subdev_board().
> I see. Thanks.
> But now I wonder: is I2C_SI4713 useful on itself? Would anyone use
> si4713.ko without using either radio-usb-si4713.ko or
> radio-platform-si4713.ko? Because it seems that if what people actually
> use is radio-usb-si4713.ko or radio-platform-si4713.ko than I2C_SI4713
> could be made a 'select only' Kconfig symbol (that won't show up in
> menuconfig), couldn't it?

It's possible to create an out-of-tree driver that uses the i2c si4713
driver. So yes, it should be possible to just select the i2c driver without
any of the others.



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