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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/1] mspec driver: compile error
    2006-11-08 (水) の 11:31 +0100 に Jes Sorensen さんは書きました:
    > Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > On Wed, 08 Nov 2006 18:45:30 +0900
    > > Fernando Luis Vázquez Cao <> wrote:
    > >> On Wed, 2006-11-08 at 10:42 +0100, Jes Sorensen wrote:
    > >>> Given that MSPEC is clearly marked as depending on IA64, it seems bogus
    > >>> for i386 allmodconfig to barf over it and the problem should be fixed
    > >>> there instead IMHO.
    > >> Agreed. That is why I asked if that was allmodconfig's expected
    > >> behaviour. Andrew?
    > >
    > > kconfig's `select' isn't very smart. This is one of the reasons why one
    > > should avoid using it.
    > Hmmm, so what do we do? I really don't like the idea that one has to
    > manually select the uncached allocator in order for mspec to be
    > available.
    > Alternatively can move the Kconfig field for MSPEC to arch/ia64/Kconfig,
    > but that seems a bit dodgy too.
    The whole thing could be considered an "allmodconfig" bug. In this case,
    "select" is working as expected on IA64 and automatically sets
    IA64_UNCACHED_ALLOCATOR when MSPEC is selected.

    Perhaps the right fix would be modifying allmodconfig so that it takes
    into account dependecies (i.e. "depends on", "select", etc).

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