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SubjectRe: two more oddities with the fs/Kconfig file
On Sun, 12 Jan 2003, Adrian Bunk wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 12, 2003 at 02:07:13AM -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >
> > there are a few options that are categorized as simply
> > "bool", with no following label -- examples being UMSDOS,
> > QUOTACTL, and a couple of others. without a label on that
> > line, the option is not displayed for selection anywhere
> > on the menu. is this deliberate?
> >...
>
> Yes, this is what was called define_bool in the old kconfig.
>
> E.g.
>
> config QUOTACTL
> bool
> depends on XFS_QUOTA || QUOTA
> default y
>
> says that QUOTACTL is automatically selected if XFS_QUOTA or QUOTA is
> selected. This is a config option that is never visible to the user
> configuring the kernel.

just a picky point -- since "JBD" is one of these bool options
with no label, why does it need a help screen as it has in the
current Kconfig file? particularly with info about how and
why to *select* this module.

or is that cruft leftover from before?

rday

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