Re: 2.5.14 OSS emulation

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Mon May 06 2002 - 06:30:35 EST

On Mon, May 06, 2002 at 01:14:40PM +0200, Pierre Rousselet wrote:
> From ChangeLog-2.5.14 :
> <> (02/05/05 1.545)
> [PATCH] fix syntax errors.
> - sound uses a bool where it should use a dep_bool
> This prevents using OSS emulation with ALSA drivers. What is the reason
> behind ?

2.4.13 used to do (in sound/core/


The bool verb take exaxctly two arguments, the option description
and the config option itself, if you want additional depencies you
have to use dep_bool instead.

If this fix breaks ALSA it only shows that it has even deeper config
problems - I don't use ALSA and care only about the syntactical
correctness of that file.

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