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Date:   Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:20:05 +0300
From:   Leon Romanovsky <leonro@...dia.com>
To:     "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
Cc:     Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>, Eli Cohen <elic@...dia.com>,
        virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>,
        Saeed Mahameed <saeedm@...dia.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 -next] vdpa: mlx5: change Kconfig depends to fix build
 errors

On Thu, Sep 24, 2020 at 12:02:43PM -0400, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 24, 2020 at 08:47:05AM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > On 9/24/20 3:24 AM, Eli Cohen wrote:
> > > On Thu, Sep 24, 2020 at 05:30:55AM -0400, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > >>>> --- linux-next-20200917.orig/drivers/vdpa/Kconfig
> > >>>> +++ linux-next-20200917/drivers/vdpa/Kconfig
> > >>>> @@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ config IFCVF
> > >>>>
> > >>>>  config MLX5_VDPA
> > >>>>  	bool "MLX5 VDPA support library for ConnectX devices"
> > >>>> -	depends on MLX5_CORE
> > >>>> +	depends on VHOST_IOTLB && MLX5_CORE
> > >>>>  	default n
> > >>>
> > >>> While we are here, can anyone who apply this patch delete the "default n" line?
> > >>> It is by default "n".
> > >
> > > I can do that
> > >
> > >>>
> > >>> Thanks
> > >>
> > >> Hmm other drivers select VHOST_IOTLB, why not do the same?
> >
> > v1 used select, but Saeed requested use of depends instead because
> > select can cause problems.
> >
> > > I can't see another driver doing that. Perhaps I can set dependency on
> > > VHOST which by itself depends on VHOST_IOTLB?
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>>>  	help
> > >>>>  	  Support library for Mellanox VDPA drivers. Provides code that is
> > >>>>
> > >>
> >
>
> Saeed what kind of problems? It's used with select in other places,
> isn't it?

IMHO, "depends" is much more explicit than "select".

Thanks

>
> > --
> > ~Randy
>

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