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    SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] let W1 select NET
    On Fri, Aug 13, 2004 at 12:54:25PM +0200, Roman Zippel wrote:
    > Hi,
    >
    > On Fri, 13 Aug 2004, Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
    >
    > > On Fri, 2004-08-13 at 14:32, Roman Zippel wrote:
    > > > Hi,
    > > >
    > > > On Fri, 13 Aug 2004, Adrian Bunk wrote:
    > > >
    > > > > config W1
    > > > > tristate "Dallas's 1-wire support"
    > > > > + select NET
    > > >
    > > > What's wrong with a simple dependency?
    > >
    > > W1 requires NET, and thus depends on it.
    > > If you _do_ want W1 then you _do_ need network and then NET must be
    > > selected.
    >
    > A simple "depends on NET" does this as well, I see no reason to abuse
    > select.

    In the case of NET the discussion is mostly hypothetically since nearly
    everyone has enabled NET.

    But the similar case of USB_STORAGE selecting SCSI is an example where
    select is a big user-visible improvement over depends.

    > bye, Roman

    cu
    Adrian

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