[lm-sensors] Moving the lis3lv02d driver
khali at linux-fr.org
Fri Feb 18 15:57:11 CET 2011
On Fri, 18 Feb 2011 06:36:35 -0800, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 03:07:03AM -0500, Jean Delvare wrote:
> > Hi Guenter,
> > On Thu, 17 Feb 2011 11:51:48 -0800, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> > > we discussed moving the lis3lv02d driver to another location earlier.
> > >
> > > Unfortunately, I don't find the thread anymore, and I don't recall
> > > if we reached a conclusion where to move it to.
> > I think you are looking for this thread:
> > http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-input/msg11585.html
> > > Any thoughts ?
> > I would be happy with _any_ solution which moves the lis3lv02d driver
> > outside of drivers/hwmon.
> > The difficulty I see is that hp_accel depends on lis3lv02d, and
> > hp_accel would normally go to drivers/platform/x86, but lis3lv02d can't
> > live there. So doing the right thing would need some work to fix the
> > dependencies.
> Ah yes, that problem. And moving all of it to misc wouldn't be that good either.
> No idea how to get rid of those dependencies. Maybe we'll need to wait
> until iio/accel is ready after all.
Well, I see no reason  why hp_accel couldn't live in
drivers/platform/x86 and select every piece it needs. This could be a
 But I didn't try either. I guess I am missing something.
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