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SubjectRe: Why is CONFIG_VT forced on?
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On 12/30/19 4:30 PM, Rob Landley wrote:
> On x86-64 menuconfig, CONFIG_VT is forced on (in drivers->char devices->virtual
> terminal), but the help doesn't mention a "selects", and I didn't spot anything
> obvious in "find . -name 'Kconfig*' | xargs grep -rw VT".
>
> Congratulations, you've reinvented "come from". I'm mostly familiar with the
> kconfig plumbing from _before_ you made it turing complete: how do I navigate this?
>
> I'm guessing "stick printfs into the menuconfig binary" is the recommended next
> step for investigating this? Or is there a trick I'm missing?

I've never had to resort to that trick.

> Rob
>

config VT
bool "Virtual terminal" if EXPERT
depends on !UML
select INPUT
default y
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

That's all it takes ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^.

Does that explain it? Maybe I don't understand the problem.

--
~Randy

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