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SubjectRe: New kconfig: Please add define_*
On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 05:55:42PM +0100, Roman Zippel wrote:

> Hi,

Hi Roman,

> On Thu, 21 Nov 2002, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > one thing that easily leads to errors is that the difference between
> > e.g. bool and define_bool is less obvious than before (it's no longer
> > explicitely stated). If there's no string behind the bool and no
> > "prompt" line it's now treated as define_bool. I've already found two
> > places in sound/oss/Kconfig where this was missing accidentially. Could
> > you add explicite define_* back to the config language and let the
> > program quit with an error if there's e.g. a define_bool with a string
> > or prompt line or a bool without a string or prompt line?
> It was not missing accidentially, these symbols were defined with
> define_bool before.

/me checks 2.5.44

You are right, it was a define_bool before. I thought "this must be a
bug" and I didn't even read the comments above the options...

A define_bool might make it more obvious for dumb people like me that it
is really intended the way it is. ;-)

> bye, Roman



"Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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