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Date:	Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:32:36 +0000
From:	Mark Brown <broonie@...nel.org>
To:	Josh Cartwright <joshc@...eaurora.org>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Alessandro Zummo <a.zummo@...ertech.it>,
	linux-arm-msm@...r.kernel.org, rtc-linux@...glegroups.com,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 2/6] rtc: pm8xxx: use regmap API for register accesses

On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 04:35:24PM -0500, Josh Cartwright wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 01:47:41PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:

> > Do we need a 

> > 	depends on REGMAP

> > in Kconfig?

> Good question.  This driver already gets the REGMAP dependency through
> it's parent (MFD_PM8XXX), which does 'select REGMAP'.

> I recall there being some history as to why individual drivers shouldn't
> explicitly depend on REGMAP, as it's the parent drivers/subsystem
> responsibility to select it when needed, however I can't recall details.
> Perhaps it's due to REGMAP not being a user-selectable option.

Yeah, it should be a select of regmap because it's more of a helper
library than a user visible feature and it's usually only on the MFD
because you can't enable the function device without the core anyway.

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