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Date:	Thu, 24 May 2012 02:19:51 +0100
From:	Mark Brown <broonie@...nsource.wolfsonmicro.com>
To:	David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>
Cc:	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...otime.net>,
	Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au>,
	linux-next@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [patch -linus] regmap: REMAP_IRQ should select IRQ_DOMAIN itself

On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 05:36:38PM -0700, David Rientjes wrote:

> What's fragile is going around and adding "select IRQ_DOMAIN" to 
> everything that does "select REGMAP_IRQ".  So I removed that and just made 
> IRQ_DOMAIN select REGMAP_IRQ itself.

It's a different kind of fragility, things break immediately when you
add something new which is reasonably obvous as opposed to happening
at some other time due to a tooling issue and what I'm concerned about
avoiding.  In any case...

> So can this be merged or what's the issue?

...Linus already merged my alternative patch which does this with a
select..if which never seems to have these issues.

Your patch *should* work but due to past issues and the fact that I can
understand why they might occur (the semantic of select is "just enable
this" which doesn't pay too much attention to the target) I'd rather go
with this different approach.

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