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SubjectRe: Cross-referencing frenzy
On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, Eric S. Raymond wrote:

> Andreas Dilger <adilger@turbolinux.com>:
> > However, I'm not sure that your reasoning for removing these is correct.
> > For example, one symbol that I saw was CONFIG_EXT2_CHECK, which is code
> > that used to be enabled in the kernel, but is currently #ifdef'd out with
> > the above symbol. When Ted changed this, he wasn't sure whether we would
> > need the code again in the future. I enable it sometimes when I'm doing
> > ext2 development, but it may not be worthy of a separate config option
> > that 99.9% of people will just be confused about.
>
> I think things like that don't belong in the CONFIG_ namespace to begin
> with.

How about CONFIG_DEBUG_ or just simply DEBUG_? You could even have a CML
add-on or switch that configures the various DEBUG_ options (but perhaps
thats a bit too strange).


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