[PATCH] power: bq27xxx_battery: Revert "Remove unneeded dependency in Kconfig"

Andrew F. Davis afd at ti.com
Mon Nov 9 13:23:22 PST 2015

On 11/09/2015 02:51 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Monday 09 November 2015 10:56:13 Andrew F. Davis wrote:
>> On 11/09/2015 07:50 AM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>> Nothing enabled by BATTERY_BQ27XXX depends on I2C, this workaround is not
>> correct as it prevents BATTERY_BQ27XXX from being built-in when I2C is a
>> module, there is no reason for this limitation.
>> The undefined references are caused by BATTERY_BQ27XXX being built-in AND
>> its I2C functionality being enabled (BATTERY_BQ27XXX_I2C) while I2C is a
>> module. Reorganizing this driver is being discussed anyway, but in the
>> meantime a more correct fix would be along the lines of:
>> diff --git a/drivers/power/Kconfig b/drivers/power/Kconfig
>> index 6de6ec2..d1d32f9 100644
>> --- a/drivers/power/Kconfig
>> +++ b/drivers/power/Kconfig
>> @@ -167,6 +167,7 @@ config BATTERY_BQ27XXX_I2C
>>           bool "BQ27xxx I2C support"
>>           depends on BATTERY_BQ27XXX
>>           depends on I2C
>> +       depends on !(I2C=m && BATTERY_BQ27XXX=y)
>>           default y
>>           help
>>             Say Y here to enable support for batteries with BQ27xxx (I2C) chips.
> That works too, there is just very little difference in the end here,
> and it's easier to revert an patch that only introduces a regression
> than to do a different hack, especially if it's going to be reworked
> soon anyway.
> Do you want to submit the above as a fixup to your other patch or
> should we just do the revert? It would be good to get one of the two
> into -rc1.

I can just submit this fix, it would probably be better for the short term
until the rework is done.


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