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Date:   Tue, 10 Aug 2021 08:53:21 +0100
From:   Lee Jones <>
To:     Alistair Francis <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v10 02/11] mfd: simple-mfd-i2c: Add a Kconfig name

On Sat, 07 Aug 2021, Alistair Francis wrote:

You need a better commit message.

What are you doing?
Why are you doing it?
What happens if you don't do it?

> Signed-off-by: Alistair Francis <>
> ---
>  drivers/mfd/Kconfig | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

I guess there's no harm in it.

That does mean you'll need a bespoke defconfig to run your build,
which is not advisable for generic maintenance and testing purposes.
What architecture does your H/W operate on?

> diff --git a/drivers/mfd/Kconfig b/drivers/mfd/Kconfig
> index 6a3fd2d75f96..09a939f8b7ff 100644
> --- a/drivers/mfd/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/mfd/Kconfig
> @@ -1176,7 +1176,7 @@ config MFD_SI476X_CORE
>  	  module will be called si476x-core.
>  config MFD_SIMPLE_MFD_I2C
> -	tristate
> +	tristate "Simple MFD device"

That's not right.  You're saying:

  "Simple Multi-Functional Device device"

It should be something more like:

  "Simple Multi-Functional Device support (I2C)"

>  	depends on I2C
>  	select REGMAP_I2C
>  	help

Lee Jones [李琼斯]
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