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Date:	Thu, 15 Dec 2011 11:08:08 +0100 (CET)
From:	Jiri Kosina <>
To:	Tony Breeds <>
Cc:	Jeremy Fitzhardinge <>,
	LinuxPPC-dev <>,
	Linux Kernel ML <>
Subject: Re: linux-next bad Kconfig for drivers/hid

On Mon, 12 Dec 2011, Tony Breeds wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 12:21:16AM +0100, Jiri Kosina wrote:
> > On Thu, 8 Dec 2011, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> > > 
> > > Hm.  How about making it "depends on HID && POWER_SUPPLY"?  I think that
> > > would needlessly disable it if HID is also modular, but I'm not sure how
> > > to fix that.  "depends on HID && POWER_SUPPLY && HID == POWER_SUPPLY"?
> That would work, but I think technically I think you could end up with
> HID=m and POWER_SUPPLY=m which would still allow HID_BATTERY_STRENGTH=y
> which is the same problem.
> I don't know what kind of .config contortions you'd need to do to get
> there.
> > How about making it 'default POWER_SUPPLY' instead?
> By itself that wont help as POWER_SUPPLY=m statisfies.
> So it looks like we have Jeremy's:


have you actually tested this one to work in the configuration you have 
been seeing it to fail?

I don't seem to be able to find any use of '==' in other Kconfig files 
(and never used it myself), so I'd like to have confirmation that it 
actually works and fixes the problem before I apply it :)


Jiri Kosina
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