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SubjectRe: How to check the kernel compile options ?
On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 11:09:09PM +0100, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> On February 7, 2002 10:41 pm, Mike Touloumtzis wrote:
> > Adding configuration information to the kernel is a change to the status
> > quo, and has a cost. The cost is small, but I'm unsympathetic to that
> > argument because many small convenience features, each with a small cost,
> > add up to a large cost.
> The cost is *zero* if you don't enable the option, is this concept difficult
> for you?

That argument can be used to justify almost anything. But it's not
zero maintenance cost or code complexity cost. No one wants the kernel
to be an unmaintainable nest of CONFIG_FOO and #ifdef BAR because of
"zero cost" options.

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