Re: Kconfig "softdepends" idea

From: Sam Ravnborg
Date: Tue Apr 30 2013 - 07:40:13 EST

> SHOW_ALL_DRIVERS" is not very descriptive. I'm not sure if that matters,
> though. One doesn't need to read the Kconfig files every day =).
> But presuming most of the drivers would use that, it would add quite a
> bit of repetition to the Kconfig files. Well, ok, I have no idea how
> many drivers have dependencies that could be removed.
> So SHOW_ALL_DRIVERS sounds quite an easy solution to this.

Someone suggested to add symbols that are only set yo "y" for allyesconfig or allmodconfig.
This would be what you actuayl require here as what you are after is better
build coverage.

But we should not annouyt the user just to get better build coverage - which
is why hiding irrelevant symbols is good.

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