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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] Kconfig: Allow disabling of CONFIG_DEVPORT
On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 01:34:52PM -0700, Mike Waychison wrote:
> It would be useful to build kernels with disabled support of /dev/port
> for systems where we do not want to allow an administrator to access IO
> ports directly.
>
> To do so however, CONFIG_DEVPORT needs to be user-selectable. Give this
> configuration option a name and help description.
>
> Google-Bug-Id: 3177114

What is that field? It's not something that I've ever seen before...

Please don't push internal fields like this to public patches, it only
causes confusion...

greg k-h


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