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From: Jani Nikula <jani.nikula@linux.intel.com>
To: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@kernel.org>, Karol Herbst <kherbst@redhat.com>
Cc: ML nouveau <nouveau@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	dri-devel <dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	Ben Skeggs <bskeggs@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] nouveau: make backlight support non optional
Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2021 16:20:55 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87tujyoitk.fsf@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAK8P3a0i0WP24Z0TScmPqKxmM2ovtKnmm+qZq6+Tc1ju+hma0w@mail.gmail.com>

On Sat, 24 Jul 2021, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@kernel.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 24, 2021 at 4:14 PM Karol Herbst <kherbst@redhat.com> wrote:
>>
>> we use the MXM_WMI in code. We also have to keep arm in mind and not
>> break stuff there. So I will try to play around with your changes and
>> see how that goes.
>
> Ok, should find any randconfig build failures for arm, arm64 or x86 over the
> weekend. I also this on linux-next today
>
> ld: drivers/gpu/drm/i915/display/intel_panel.o: in function
> `intel_backlight_device_register':
> intel_panel.c:(.text+0x2804): undefined reference to `backlight_device_register'
> ld: intel_panel.c:(.text+0x284e): undefined reference to
> `backlight_device_register'
> ld: drivers/gpu/drm/i915/display/intel_panel.o: in function
> `intel_backlight_device_unregister':
> intel_panel.c:(.text+0x28b1): undefined reference to
> `backlight_device_unregister'
>
> and I added this same thing there to see how it goes:

Last I checked (and it was a while a go) you really had to make all
users of BACKLIGHT_CLASS_DEVICE depend not select it, otherwise you end
up with recursive dependencies.

BR,
Jani.

>
> diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/Kconfig b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/Kconfig
> index 87825d36335b..69c6b7aec49e 100644
> --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/Kconfig
> @@ -3,6 +3,8 @@ config DRM_I915
>         tristate "Intel 8xx/9xx/G3x/G4x/HD Graphics"
>         depends on DRM
>         depends on X86 && PCI
> +       depends on ACPI_VIDEO || !ACPI
> +       depends on BACKLIGHT_CLASS_DEVICE
>         select INTEL_GTT
>         select INTERVAL_TREE
>         # we need shmfs for the swappable backing store, and in particular
> @@ -16,10 +18,6 @@ config DRM_I915
>         select IRQ_WORK
>         # i915 depends on ACPI_VIDEO when ACPI is enabled
>         # but for select to work, need to select ACPI_VIDEO's dependencies, ick
> -       select DRM_I915_BACKLIGHT if ACPI
> -       select INPUT if ACPI
> -       select ACPI_VIDEO if ACPI
> -       select ACPI_BUTTON if ACPI
>         select SYNC_FILE
>         select IOSF_MBI
>         select CRC32
> @@ -64,13 +62,7 @@ config DRM_I915_FORCE_PROBE
>           Use "*" to force probe the driver for all known devices.
>
>  config DRM_I915_BACKLIGHT
> -       tristate "Control backlight support"
> -       depends on DRM_I915
> -       default DRM_I915
> -       select BACKLIGHT_CLASS_DEVICE
> -       help
> -          Say Y here if you want to control the backlight of your display
> -          (e.g. a laptop panel).
> +       def_tristate DRM_I915
>
>  config DRM_I915_CAPTURE_ERROR
>         bool "Enable capturing GPU state following a hang"

-- 
Jani Nikula, Intel Open Source Graphics Center

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-08-09 13:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-23 22:46 Karol Herbst
2021-07-24  6:55 ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-07-24  9:54   ` Karol Herbst
2021-07-24 11:56     ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-07-24 12:10       ` Karol Herbst
2021-07-24 12:51         ` Karol Herbst
2021-07-24 14:04           ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-07-24 14:13             ` Karol Herbst
2021-07-24 14:58               ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-08-04 14:10                 ` [PATCH] depend on BACKLIGHT_CLASS_DEVICE for more devices Karol Herbst
2021-08-04 14:19                   ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-08-04 14:43                     ` Karol Herbst
2021-08-04 18:59                       ` Karol Herbst
2021-08-04 21:09                         ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-08-04 22:01                           ` Karol Herbst
2021-08-05  6:50                             ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-08-09 13:20                 ` Jani Nikula [this message]
2021-08-09 13:30                   ` [PATCH] nouveau: make backlight support non optional Arnd Bergmann

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