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    SubjectRe: RFC: kconfig select warnings bogus?
    On Sun, May 20, 2007 at 04:47:52AM +0530, Satyam Sharma wrote:
    > On 5/20/07, Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> wrote:
    >> On Sun, May 20, 2007 at 04:19:12AM +0530, Satyam Sharma wrote:
    >> >...
    >> > A combined patch for all of those on top of 22-rc2 (adding
    >> Signed-off-by's
    >> > for original authors too):
    >> >...
    >> > --- a/arch/m68k/Kconfig 2007-05-20 04:11:47.000000000 +0530
    >> > +++ b/arch/m68k/Kconfig 2007-05-20 04:23:57.000000000 +0530
    >> > @@ -411,6 +411,7 @@ config STRAM_PROC
    >> >
    >> > config ATARI_KBD_CORE
    >> > bool
    >> > + default y if KEYBOARD_ATARI || MOUSE_ATARI
    >> >...
    >> > --- a/drivers/input/keyboard/Kconfig 2007-05-20 04:11:55.000000000
    >> +0530
    >> > +++ b/drivers/input/keyboard/Kconfig 2007-05-20 04:24:54.000000000
    >> +0530
    >> > @@ -167,7 +167,6 @@ config KEYBOARD_AMIGA
    >> > config KEYBOARD_ATARI
    >> > tristate "Atari keyboard"
    >> > depends on ATARI
    >> > - select ATARI_KBD_CORE
    >> > help
    >> > Say Y here if you are running Linux on any Atari and have a
    >> keyboard
    >> > attached.
    >> > diff -ruNp a/drivers/input/mouse/Kconfig b/drivers/input/mouse/Kconfig
    >> > --- a/drivers/input/mouse/Kconfig 2007-05-20 04:11:55.000000000
    >> +0530
    >> > +++ b/drivers/input/mouse/Kconfig 2007-05-20 04:25:09.000000000
    >> +0530
    >> > @@ -179,7 +179,6 @@ config MOUSE_AMIGA
    >> > config MOUSE_ATARI
    >> > tristate "Atari mouse"
    >> > depends on ATARI
    >> > - select ATARI_KBD_CORE
    >> > help
    >> > Say Y here if you have an Atari and want its native mouse
    >> > supported by the kernel.
    >> >...
    >>
    >> This is a good example how "fixing" the warnings makes things worse...
    >
    > How?

    Consider ATARI_KBD_CORE was used by 20 drivers.

    Using select for such not user visible helper variables is a really nice
    thing, and much more readable (and therefore much less likely to contain
    bugs) than dependencies with tons of "||"'s.

    cu
    Adrian

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