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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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