Re: i386 Kconfig options out of order

From: Keith Owens
Date: Tue May 23 2006 - 08:53:09 EST

Roman Zippel (on Tue, 23 May 2006 11:30:39 +0200 (CEST)) wrote:
>On Tue, 23 May 2006, Keith Owens wrote:
>> Options NUMA and EFI in arch/i386/Kconfig depend on ACPI but they
>> appear before the ACPI option. make oldconfig with no initial setting
>> for CONFIG_ACPI will prompt for these options, but if you then say No
>> to CONFIG_ACPI the options will silently be turned off.
>That's the normal behaviour.

Fair enough. I was switching between configs with ACPI=y and ACPI=n,
every time I editted .config to remove the current ACPI setting and ran
oldconfig to insert the new setting, I got prompted for these extra
options. Forward dependencies in configs, yuck.

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