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Date:	Sun, 30 May 2010 09:28:09 -0700 (PDT)
From:	Linus Torvalds <>
To:	Samuel Ortiz <>
cc:	linux-kernel <>
Subject: Re: [GIT] [2.6.35] MFD pull request

On Fri, 28 May 2010, Samuel Ortiz wrote:
> This is the MFD pull request for the 2.6.35 merge window.

Samuel - this adds the CONFIG_MFD thing, with absolutely _no_ explanation. 
So now people see this totally incomprehensible question:

	Enable Multifunction device drivers? (Y/n)

with no sane way to decide whether they should actually enable it or not.

I'm ok with it being 'y' default, since it's a whole new config option 
that enables pre-existing config options, but _dammit_ people, you need to 
think way more about the Kconfig options you add!

"MFD" isn't even a well-defined term. A lot of people think about printers 
when they hear it. So you really _really_ need to explain what the h*ll 
you are asking people!

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