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    SubjectRe: A Kernel Configuration Tale of Woe
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    On Tue, 26 Nov 2002 19:45:50 +0000 (GMT), 
    John Bradford <john@grabjohn.com> wrote:
    >Why don't we introduce a make allworkingmodules config, which compiles
    >everything as modules, except for the things that are broken as
    >modules, (for example IDE in the current 2.5.x tree would be compiled
    >in).

    cat > .force_default <<EOF
    CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDE=y
    CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDEDISK=y
    EOF
    make allmodconfig

    That used to work, until 2.5.48. Being able to force selected options
    and have the rest of the options default to all Y or all M was
    extremely useful. What a pity that Kconfig removed this facility.

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