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SubjectRe: [PATCH] CONFIG_EISA note in Documentation/
Andries Brouwer wrote:
>(i) I am a bit unhappy about adding configuration options
>like this. It regularly happens that I want to compile some kernel
>for some machine and have to grep the source and look at the config
>files how to enable something. A machine with RTL-8139? Let me see,

I apologize: I did not specify that the patch for was for
2.4.0-test series only. Looking at 2.2.17, there is _no_ CONFIG_EISA.

>However, CONFIG_EISA is almost completely superfluous, is not
>required at compile time, can easily be tested at run time,
>in other words adding such an option is a very stupid thing to do.

Well, it got added sometime, and its there now for 2.4.0-testX. I am just
trying to fill in the blanks so that the help buttons have something helpful
to say.

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