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    SubjectRe: linux-next: boot test failure (net tree)

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    On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 10:13 PM, David Miller <> wrote:
    > From: Stephen Rothwell <>
    > Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2011 11:41:29 +1000
    >> On Tue, 23 Aug 2011 11:40:11 +1000 Stephen Rothwell <> wrote:
    >>> On Mon, 22 Aug 2011 11:30:32 +1000 Stephen Rothwell <> wrote:
    >>> >
    >>> > Here's what I am applying as a merge fixup to the net tree today so that
    >>> > my ppc64_defconfig builds actually build more or less the same set of
    >>> > drivers as before this rearrangement.
    >>> And this today:
    >> And this:
    > I'm starting to get uncomfortable with this whole situation, and I
    > feel more and more that these new kconfig guards are not tenable.
    > Changing defconfig files might fix the "automated test boot with
    > defconfig" case but it won't fix the case of someone trying to
    > automate a build and boot using a different, existing, config file.
    > It ought to work too, and I do know people really do this.
    > And just the fact that we would have to merge all of these defconfig changes
    > through the networking tree is evidence of how it's really not reasonable
    > to be doing things this way.
    > Jeff, I think we need to revert the dependencies back to what they were
    > before the drivers/net moves.  Could you prepare a patch which does that?
    Are you implying we need some kind of way to migrate config ?

    - Arnaud
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