Re: [ANNOUNCE][PATCH 2.6.11 1/3] megaraid_sas: Announcing new mod ule for LSI Logic's SAS based MegaRAID controllers

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Tue Mar 08 2005 - 20:18:30 EST

On Tue, Mar 08, 2005 at 06:05:11PM -0500, Bagalkote, Sreenivas wrote:
> >
> >> source "drivers/scsi/megaraid/Kconfig.megaraid"
> >> +source "drivers/scsi/megaraid/Kconfig.megaraid_sas"
> >>
> >
> >why a fully separate file and not add your ONE config option to
> >Kconfig.megaraid instead ??
> >
> Arjan, I didn't want to needlessly couple megaraid and megaraid_sas.
> Since they are in the same directory, I couldn't avoid having single
> Makefile. I thought at least these two should be separate to be consistent
> with their independent nature.
> If this is not a good enough reason, I will merge these two files.

Please merge them.

Whether they are in the same Kconfig file or not does not in any way
imply any relation between them.

E.g. drivers/scsi/Kconfig contains many drivers that are not in any way
coupled to each other.

> Thanks,
> Sreenivas


BTW: Why does the text say "(New Driver)"?


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