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Date:   Fri, 8 May 2020 09:10:20 +0200
From:   Geert Uytterhoeven <>
To:     David Miller <>
Cc:     Geert Uytterhoeven <>,
        Tony Prisk <>,
        Arnd Bergmann <>, netdev <>,
        Linux ARM <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] via-rhine: Add platform dependencies

Hi David,

On Thu, May 7, 2020 at 10:17 PM David Miller <> wrote:
> From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
> Date: Thu,  7 May 2020 13:42:05 +0200
> > The VIA Rhine Ethernet interface is only present on PCI devices or
> > VIA/WonderMedia VT8500/WM85xx SoCs.  Add platform dependencies to the
> > VIA_RHINE config symbol, to avoid asking the user about it when
> > configuring a kernel without PCI or VT8500/WM85xx support.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
> Applied to net-next.

Thank you!

> Although I hope that the COMPILE_TEST guard is not too loose and
> now we'll have randconfig build failures for some reason.

I only added a dependency line, and didn't replace the old one.

The "depends on PCI || (OF_IRQ && GENERIC_PCI_IOMAP)" is still there.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds

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