Re: [PATCH] remove if !PARTITION_ADVANCED condition in defaults

From: Andries Brouwer
Date: Thu Nov 11 2004 - 18:23:59 EST

On Thu, Nov 11, 2004 at 03:11:00PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Nov 2004 Andries.Brouwer@xxxxxx wrote:
> >
> > So, the below advises people "Say Y here" for MSDOS_PARTITION,
> > and does not change the default choices when PARTITION_ADVANCED
> > is selected.
> Actually, we should make MSDOS_PARTITION not ask at all, unless

I think that is going too far.
It must be possible to deselect it on an old non-i386 machine
without USB, or an old i386 machine with BSD or minix partition
table, or ...

> That way PARTITION_ADVANCED really _does_ mean "do you want some
> additional choices"

That is what it means right now (after my patch).
And one of the additional choices is to deselect MSDOS_PARTITION.

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