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SubjectRe: [PATCH 17/17] BLOCK: Make it possible to disable the block layer [try #2]
Shaya Potter wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-08-30 at 21:01 -0600, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 05:08:46PM -0400, John Stoffel wrote:
>> > Maybe the better solution is to remove SCSI as an option, and to just
>> > offer SCSI drivers and USB-STORAGE and other SCSI core using drivers
[...]
>> People don't want to have to say "no" to umpteen scsi drivers. They
>> just want to say "no" to SCSI, because they know they don't have scsi.
>
> so then that's shows a problem with the kconfig syntax.
>
> CONFIG_SCSI should perhaps be hidden, and what's visible to the user is
> CONFIG_SCSI_DRIVER
[...]

But drivers like usb-storage and sbp2 are SCSI drivers too. What you
mean is CONFIG_SCSI_DRIVERS_WHICH_APPEAR_IN_THE_SCSI_MENU.

It all just revolves around the fact that the menu layout does not match
the dependency graph. We currently sacrifice clarity and integrity of
the Kconfigs in order to solve presentational issues.
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