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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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