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From: Randy Dunlap <>
To: "Robert P. J. Day" <>
Cc: Linux kernel mailing list <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH][RFC] Restructure Device Driver menu entries
Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2006 12:12:23 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0612060514210.7300@localhost.localdomain>

On Wed, 6 Dec 2006 09:33:46 -0500 (EST) Robert P. J. Day wrote:

>   This is a *proposed* restructuring of the DD menu so that one can
> see and select/de-select entire submenus without having to enter each
> submenu.    It's also immediately obvious visually which submenus are
> currently active.
>   Based on Randy Dunlap's earlier suggestion, it uses the kbuild
> "menuconfig" feature.  I changed only those sub-entries that matched
> an obvious pattern (that is, selectable in their entirety).  If there
> was *anything* slightly different about that sub-entry, I left it
> alone.  (That doesn't mean that those sub-entries can't be similarly
> tweaked with a minimum of effort, I was just keeping it simple for
> now.)
>   Finally, if this structure is used, there's still a good deal of
> cleanup that can be done on each Kconfig file.  For example, if most
> of the mtd Kconfig file is now surrounded by

The FUSION part has a dependency that I'll leave for you:

Warning! Found recursive dependency: FUSION FUSION_SPI FUSION

reported by any "make *config".


  parent reply	other threads:[~2006-12-06 20:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2006-12-06 14:33 Robert P. J. Day
2006-12-06 19:54 ` Randy Dunlap
2006-12-06 20:12 ` Randy Dunlap [this message]
2006-12-07  8:49   ` Robert P. J. Day
2006-12-06 21:04 ` Jan Engelhardt

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