[alsa-devel] [PATCH] ARM: EXYNOS: remove references to non-DT SoCs

Mark Brown broonie at kernel.org
Mon Jul 15 13:25:03 CEST 2013

On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 03:18:16PM +0200, Paul Bolle wrote:
> On Sun, 2013-07-14 at 13:45 +0100, Mark Brown wrote:

> > Simply removing the dependencies is not going to give the clearly
> > intended effect here.  The dependency on the DT only machine needs to be
> > replaced with something, not just deleted, otherwise the driver can't be
> > enabled in Kconfig.

> I interpreted commit 383ffda2fa as a commit that just removed a lot of

Always provide human readable descriptions of commits in email.

> stuff: see its commit explanation and its diffstat (it adds one line and
> deletes over 900 lines). Moreover, after that commit the references to
> MACH_SMDKV310 and MACH_SMDKC210 both are nops. Deleting them can't
> possibly change anything.

This still doesn't have much to do with your commit message or indicate
much understanding of what the change is actually doing or why it might
be a problem.

> But, anyhow, what would be the symbols to use here?

Well, let's think about this for a minute - what is going on when
someone does a device tree conversion on a platform?  What is replacing
the board files?  What would an equivalent change be for the audio

> Besides, this patch was intended as a follow up to commit 383ffda2fa, to
> clean up two references it apparently forgot to remove, and therefor
> basically copied the subject line used in that commit.

That doesn't really help - putting in a completely irrelevant subject
line is a really good way to get your patch ignored.
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