Re: [PATCH 2/2] Enable 'make CONFIG_FOO=y oldconfig'

From: Randy Dunlap
Date: Wed Aug 10 2011 - 13:01:36 EST

On Wed, 10 Aug 2011 10:15:55 -0400 Arnaud Lacombe wrote:

> Btw, warning about potential missing dependencies are useless[0],
> user, even kernel hacker do _not_ read them. We spent a few day
> tracking down a build failure on powerpc triggered because SND_ISA was
> selected without ISA_DMA_API, a warning was present, but nobody cared
> about it.

That one was an anomaly. I usually see them and often send patches
for them. But granted, most developers just pass over them.

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