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SubjectRe: [kbuild-devel] Re: State of the new config & build system
Tom Rini <trini@kernel.crashing.org>:
> > unless (ISA or PCI) suppress dependent IDE
>
> Just a minor point, but what about non-PCI/ISA ide?

The CML1 rules seem to imply that this set is empty.

> > unless (X86 and PCI and EXPERIMENTAL) or PPC or ARM or SPARC suppress dependent IEEE1394
>
> Wouldn't the experimental be global? And maybe the PCI too?

I don't understand what change you are suggesting.

> > It seems to me *extremely* unlikely that a typical patch from a PPC
> > maintainer would mess with any of these! They're rules that are likely to
> > be written once at the time a new port is added to the tree and seldom or
> > ever changed afterwards.
>
> But they will be modified for new arch X, or when constraint X (like
> PCI) is removed.

Yes.
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