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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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