Re: [kbuild-devel] Re: linux kernel conf 0.8

From: Randy.Dunlap (
Date: Wed Oct 09 2002 - 09:34:04 EST

On Thu, 10 Oct 2002, Brendan J Simon wrote:

| Roman Zippel wrote:
| >>But the fact that xconfig depends on QT is going to make some people hate
| >>it.
| >>
| >>
| >This should be rather easily fixable, but it has to be done by someone who
| >is more familiar with whatever prefered toolkit. I'm familiar with QT and
| >it's absolutely great to get quickly reasonable results, if someone wants
| >something else I gladly will help, but I can't do it myself.
| >The interface to the back end is quite simple so it should be no real
| >problem to add a different user interface.
| >
| This is a difficult one. GUI's toolkits are a bit of religion
| (fundamentalist types too).
[good descriptions snipped]
| I'm pretty sure there is no one solution and it comes down to the
| politics and preferences of the final decision makers up the heirarchy.
| Good luck,

stick with TCL/TK, like xconfig currently uses ?
or is it not sufficient? or just too ugly?

  "In general, avoiding problems is better than solving them."
  -- from "#ifdef Considered Harmful", Spencer & Collyer, USENIX 1992.

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