[lkml]   [2002]   [Feb]   [21]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: linux kernel config converter

David Lang wrote:

>>David Lang wrote:
>>>2. does it handle the 'I want this feature, turn on everything I need for
>>>3. if it handles #2 what does it do if you turn off that feature again
>>>(CML2 turns off anything it turned on to support that feature, assuming
>>>nothing else needs it)
> #3 may be, but #2 isn't possible if the language doesn't provide enough
> info for the tool to know what is needed to make a feature work.

Ok. I agree, #2 is also a configuration language item.
(actual CML doesn't support #2).

It seems that actual language support #2:
you see that every symbol have a list of dependencies,
so a configuration tools can change these dependencies.

But also CML2 don't support #2 for strange/complex rules (<1%).
(It complains about unmet dependencies.) and we should
not support it for such rules (i.e. if a rules conflicts
with PCI or other rules that force BIG changes...).


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:24    [W:0.028 / U:30.016 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site