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    SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] let W1 select NET

    On Fri, 13 Aug 2004, Adrian Bunk wrote:

    > > 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?
    > it's common practice to make it easier for people configuring the kernel
    > to use select instead of depends in such cases.

    select is the wrong tool for this. NET is usually enabled anyway,
    selecting it has no real advantage.
    Please use normal dependency whereever possible and use select in such
    cases only as exception and with very good reason. Making kernel
    configuration easier for aunt Tillie is not such reason.

    bye, Roman
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