Re: linux-2.4.6-pre6: numerous dep_{bool,tristate} $CONFIG_ARCH_xxx bugs

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Fri Jun 29 2001 - 10:19:46 EST

> > mainline configs will be much more readable. It also guarantees that
> > any future tests on $CONFIG_ARCH_somearch will work, even if the code
> > does not use if statements.
> I'd rather that we fixed dep_* so that undefined symbols were treated as
> 'n', just like the makefiles treat undefined symbols.

That isnt a simple change. dep_tristate is used both to express 'need this'
and also 'conflicts with'. Those are ambiguous. You'd need to extend the
syntax say by adding ${FOO:N} syntax

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