[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] treewide: 5.4: move WATCHDOG_CORE symbol into generic

Yousong Zhou yszhou4tech at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 05:55:13 EDT 2020

On Tue, 17 Mar 2020 at 17:01, Petr Štetiar <ynezz at true.cz> wrote:
> WATCHDOG_CORE config symbol provides driver/framework for all watchdog
> timer drivers and gives them the /dev/watchdog interface (and later also
> the sysfs interface).
> WATCHDOG_CORE config symbol was changed from bool to tristate in v5.2
> via upstream commit 0d3e156399ec ("watchdog: Make watchdog core
> configurable as module").
> At least `kmod-hwmon-sch5627` fails to build due to missing `watchdog.ko`
> dependency, so its likely, that this config symbol is needed on all targets,
> thus move it into generic config.

How about this time we package it as a loadable kmod package.  Likely
we can save a few bytes for situations where kmod-hwmon-sch5627 is not


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