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SubjectRe: how to handle indirect kconfig dependencies
Randy Dunlap wrote:
> I have a (randconfig) build of 2.6.19-rc5-mm2 with:
> so the question is:
> (How) can kconfig follow the dependency chain and either
> - prevent this odd config combination or
> - see that 'select DEBUG_FS' implies 'select SYSFS' and then enable SYSFS
> ?
> I don't believe that the right answer is to add
> depends on SYSFS

I know this doesn't concludingly answer your question, but: All of the
various shipped tools to generate .config need to be fixed to recognize
"select" to imply a dependency like "depends on" does.

> ~Randy [or just kill off select]

Or this. ("select" appears to be useful for dialog driven creation of
.config in cases where developers are able to predetermine preferences
of users --- nothing more and nothing less.)
Stefan Richter
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