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FS#55878 - linux-4.13 has dropped CONFIG_SPI

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Christoph Gysin (christoph.gysin) - Thursday, 05 October 2017, 11:37 GMT
Last edited by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Thursday, 05 October 2017, 12:54 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Core
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description:
I'm using a MacBookPro from late 2016, which features a keyboard and
touchpad that are attached via SPI (spi_pxa2xx_platform), using the
driver from [0].

It seems that with the upgrade to kernel 4.13. CONFIG_SPI has been removed [1].

Any idea what was the motivation behind this change? Was it intentional?

I'm totally capable of compiling my own kernel, but I'd rather spend
my time on other things :)

Could we have CONFIG_SPI back in the stock kernel?

[0] https://github.com/cb22/macbook12-spi-driver
[1] https://git.archlinux.org/svntogit/packages.git/commit/trunk?h=packages/linux&id=7648ebf0fa9b0190aa26a11acd46ac31f0593b69

Additional info:
* pacakge: linux-4.13*

Steps to reproduce:
$ zgrep CONFIG_SPI /proc/config.gz
# CONFIG_SPI is not set
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Closed by  Jan de Groot (JGC)
Thursday, 05 October 2017, 12:54 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:   FS#55782 

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