Re: [PATCH] Re: 2.4.6p6: dep_{bool,tristate} $CONFIG_ARCH_xxx bugs

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Mon Jul 02 2001 - 02:23:42 EST

On Mon, 2 Jul 2001 08:16:50 +0100 (BST),
Riley Williams <rhw@MemAlpha.CX> wrote:
> Q> dep_arch_tristate ' AM79C961A support' CONFIG_ARM_AM79C961A \
>That adds only two extra characters, neither conspicuous, and PASSES
>my code.

It relies on everybody writing new dep_arch_... rules to remember the
quotes. You are just introducing another source of human error. That
is how this mess occurred, no automatic validation of input.

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