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SubjectRe: kconfig - a suggestion how to fix the select issue
On Sun, May 04, 2008 at 09:28:54PM +0200, Rene Herman wrote:
> On 04-05-08 09:10, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
>
> >Today we have two ways to express/solve dependencies.
> >
> >Top-down we have "depends on"
> >and bottom up we have "select".
> >
> >The "depends on" dependencies at the same
> >time impact the visibility of a symbol.
> >A symbol with "depends on" not satisfied are not
> >visible and thus not shown in menuconfig.
>
> I've always really disliked the visibility thing. I believe it's not really
> the core issue here but regardless of anything else, could we not "grey
> out" non-selectable options with its helpt text still available? That's
> much more the standard UI paradigm.

Works in xconfig - but last I tried I failed to enable it in menuconfig.
It should be doable I just failed to see how.

And as my linux time-share for this month is already almost consumed
I will not find time to look at it :-(

Sam


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