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SubjectRe: Why recovering from broken configs is too hard
> Unfortunately....there are a huge bunch of implicit constraints
> created by dependency relationships in the menu tree. For example,
> all SCSI cards are dependents of the SCSI symbol. Set SCSI to N
> and all the card symbols get turned off; set any card symbol to Y or M
> and the value of SCSI goes to Y or M correspondingly.

For any given option you have a tree of options that tell you what to change.
This means you can allow the user to set any conflicting variable either
way and ripple the changes into the tree then start again

For real world cases that will terminate pretty fast.


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