Re: [PATCH] Obsolete config in kernel source (USE_MIXARTLOADER)

From: Takashi Iwai
Date: Wed Jan 20 2010 - 09:36:20 EST

At Wed, 20 Jan 2010 14:31:44 +0100,
Christoph Egger wrote:
> Hi all!
> As part of the VAMOS[0] research project at the University of
> Erlangen we're checking referential integrity between kernel KConfig
> options and in-code Conditional blocks.
> The config Variable USE_MIXARTLOADER has been non-existent for
> all git based linux kernels (2.6.12-rc) and seems to be no longer
> relevant. It is only referenced at one place in the Code
> (sound/pci/mixart/mixart_hwdep.c).
> The attached patch makes the behaviour more obvious as it is
> equivalent to the old one when assuming CONFIG_MIXARTLOADER as not
> defined.

Well, these all are basically hacks for building modules from the
external alsa-driver tree. Since this is fairly harmless, I'd like to
keep them.


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