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    SubjectRe: xconfig lossage
    > 1. Write a doc file that describes the semantics of the files.
    > 2. Write a grammar that describes their syntax.
    > 3. Write a parser that will check all files.
    > (As it is now, xconfig or menuconfig often crashes because
    > of unexpected input.)
    > 4. Extend the parser, so that it can be the frontent for both menuconfig
    > and xconfig.

    How about writing a sensible grammer for files and dependancies
    including clean per platform rules - eg so I can say

    (sparc i386) bool "has a fnord device" Y

    and make a script to write all the Config.* format files from a sane
    input format ?

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