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    SubjectRe: Kconfig RTC selection
    Tilman Schmidt wrote:
    > On Fri, 28 Mar 2008 02:49:41 -0700, David Brownell wrote:
    >> It seems too many people are used to enabling a legacy RTC despite the
    >> Kconfig help/comments; the gentle approach hasn't worked.
    > Gentleness is not the point. The Kconfig help/comments where just
    > not clear at all.
    > FWIW, it's still confusing to have an option "Enhanced Real Time
    > Clock Support" under "Character Devices", then later an option
    > "Real Time Clock" one level higher, none of the two in any way
    > acknowledging the existence of the other one, and only after
    > naively selecting both, you are told that there is some sort of
    > conflict. Couldn't this be made more explicit, such as:
    > - mentioning in both options' help text that the other one
    > shouldn't be selected at the same time (if that's true)
    > - noting explicitly which of the two RTC options is the "legacy"
    > one (is it RTC_CLASS?)
    > - enhancing the conflict message, which reads, in git-current:
    > *** Conflicting RTC option has been selected, check GEN_RTC
    > *** RTC interfaces ***

    Exactly the issue. Mod++++++++++++++++++++++

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