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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/5] HID: magicmouse: register power supply
On Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 11:35:20AM +0200, Jiri Kosina wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Jun 2021, José Expósito wrote:
>
> > > > [...]
> > > > v2: Add depends on USB_HID to Kconfig
> > >
> > > Hmm, why is this dependency needed in the first place, please? I think
> > > trying to keep the drivers independent on transport drivers (especially in
> > > cases like this, where more variants of physical transports actually
> > > really do exist) is worth trying.
> >
> > Sorry, that's something I should have explained in the changelog.
> >
> > Intel's test bot reported compilation errors on the first version of the patch
> > when USB support wasn't configured:
> > https://lore.kernel.org/patchwork/patch/1425313/
> >
> > I was kindly pointed to a similar error and its fix, but, maybe in this case this
> > is not the right fix?
> > Maybe there is a macro that I can use to wrap the USB related code in an #ifdef?
>
> It can certainly be wrapped, but looking into the code now, it probably
> wouldn't really bring more clarity. I will apply the series with adding
> the USB_HID dependency for now.

Hi Jiri,

I've been investigating a bit about this issue and I think this might not be the
righ solution for the problem.

John Chen's patch (9de07a4e8d4cb269f9876b2ffa282b5ffd09e05b):
https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20210327130508.24849-5-johnchen902@gmail.com/

Already adds battery reporting over bluetooth, so my patch is redundant... And worse
than his, I should add.

I was investigating how to do something similar over USB, but I couldn't finish a patch yet.

So, if you don't mind, I'd prefer not to apply this patchset yet until I figure out
a better solution on v3.

Thanks,
Jose

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