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SubjectRe: [PATCH 13/13] fix ps3fb glue allowing a modular build
On Wed, 14 Mar 2007, Al Viro wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 14, 2007 at 10:30:31AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > Maybe not "bool" vs "mbool", but it might be nice to have
> >
> > bool FB_PS3
> > depends strictly on FB
> >
> > ie a "depends strictly" refuses to upgrade a bool dependency from "m" to
> > "y", while a regular depends allows it.
> >
> > Or something.. The "depends strictly on X" thing would really be just a
> > mental shorthand for "depends on (X)=y" (it's actually longer to type, but
> > I think it's a bit more intuitive, thus "mental shortcut").
> There's a fun side question, though: what should allmodconfig do? FB=m,
> FB_PS3=n? Or FB=y, FB_PS3=y?

From `make help':
| New config selecting modules when possible

FB can be a module, so FB=m, FB_PS3=n.

It doesn't say anything about things that can't be modules :-)

But I agree the chances of getting a system that doesn't work increase...



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