[lm-sensors] 2.6.22-rc4-mm1 -- ERROR: "input_register_polled_device" [drivers/hwmon/hdaps.ko] undefined!

Dmitry Torokhov dmitry.torokhov at gmail.com
Thu Jun 7 16:54:08 CEST 2007

On 6/7/07, Sam Ravnborg <sam at ravnborg.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 06, 2007 at 03:07:57PM -0400, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> > >
> > >And one would say that the dependency of BAR was not correct.
> > >But kconfig has no way to determine if WHISKEY or VODKA is the right one.
> > >
> >
> > Then it should not allow selecting FOO to begin with.
> >
> > >I understand your input but often the reply is that select was used in the
> > >wrong way.
> >
> > I understand that there are scenarios where select is wrong but I
> > believe here it is theproper construct. Input-polldev is a library
> > module and will never be used on its own, it just provides some
> > services for the drivers (the only reason it even has a visible entry
> > in Kconfig is that there may be out of tree modules using it).
> > Making drivers depend on polldev does not make sense. It also does not
> > make sense for all drivers using services of input-polldev to live in
> > the same directory. Therefore individual drivers attempt to select
> > polldev.
> I do not disagree with you - but I have just not got enough gripe
> on the kconfig datastructures to implement the check (yet?).

OK, fair enough. I guess I will just move input-polldev from
drivers/input/misc into drivers/input; everything that uses
input-polldev depends on CONFIG_INPUT so that shoudl work.

Hm... do I even need to make it user-visible? Or just hide it
completely and if out-of-tree driver wants to implement polled device
they can do it themselves - it is not a rocket science after all?


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