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SubjectRe: [RFC] select and dependencies in Kconfig


On Wed, 16 May 2007, Al Viro wrote:
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> BTW, this kind of situation happens often enough, so how about doing
> the following: teach kconfig that if FOO selects BAR and BAR depends
> on <expr>, we should act as if FOO had explicit depends on <expr>.

Sounds sane. I wonder if there are any non-obvious gotchas, and I worry
that the indirect dependency ends up getting really confusing at times,
but I don't think the notion is broken - just worrying about how to *show*
this to explain what is going on when people say "why can't I select X".

Linus
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