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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] select FW_LOADER -> depends HOTPLUG
On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 11:16:57PM +0200, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 10:44:11AM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> >
> > I assume Sam thinks in the direction to let a symbol inherit the
> > dependencies off all symbols it selects.
> >
> > E.g. in
> >
> > config A
> > depends on B
> >
> > config C
> > select A
> depends on Z
>
> config Z
> depends on Y
> >
> >
> > C should be treated as if it would depend on B.
>
> Correct. But at the same time I miss some functionality to
> tell me what a given symbol:
> 1) depends on
> 2) selects
>
> It would be nice in menuconfig to see what config symbol
> that has dependencies and/or side effects.

Definately agreed. Not all users want/can go and grep the source
tree looking for dependencies of a given
symbol.

Showing the dependencies on menuconfig/xconfig is a user friendly
feature.

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