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Date:   Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:22:22 +0100
From:   Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
To:     Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>
Cc:     Jiri Pirko <jiri@...lanox.com>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: lib: Introduce priority array area manager

Hi Jiri,

On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 9:32 AM, Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us> wrote:
> Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 08:56:26AM CET, geert@...ux-m68k.org wrote:
>>On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 8:02 PM, Linux Kernel Mailing List
>><linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org> wrote:
>>> Web:        https://git.kernel.org/torvalds/c/44091d29f2075972aede47ef17e1e70db3d51190
>>> Commit:     44091d29f2075972aede47ef17e1e70db3d51190
>>> Parent:     b862815c3ee7b49ec20a9ab25da55a5f0bcbb95e
>>> Refname:    refs/heads/master
>>> Author:     Jiri Pirko <jiri@...lanox.com>
>>> AuthorDate: Fri Feb 3 10:29:06 2017 +0100
>>> Committer:  David S. Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
>>> CommitDate: Fri Feb 3 16:35:42 2017 -0500
>>>
>>>     lib: Introduce priority array area manager
>>>
>>>     This introduces a infrastructure for management of linear priority
>>>     areas. Priority order in an array matters, however order of items inside
>>>     a priority group does not matter.
>>>
>>>     As an initial implementation, L-sort algorithm is used. It is quite
>>>     trivial. More advanced algorithm called P-sort will be introduced as a
>>>     follow-up. The infrastructure is prepared for other algos.
>>>
>>>     Alongside this, a testing module is introduced as well.
>>>
>>>     Signed-off-by: Jiri Pirko <jiri@...lanox.com>
>>>     Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
>>
>>> --- a/lib/Kconfig
>>> +++ b/lib/Kconfig
>>> @@ -550,4 +550,7 @@ config STACKDEPOT
>>>  config SBITMAP
>>>         bool
>>>
>>> +config PARMAN
>>> +       tristate "parman"
>>
>>| parman (PARMAN) [N/m/y] (NEW) ?
>>|
>>| There is no help available for this option.
>>
>>Can you please add a description for this option?
>>Or drop the "parman" string if this is always selected by its kernel users, and
>>never intended to be enabled by the end user.
>
> I did it in the same way other similar lib dependencies do that. Does
> not make sense to have separate description for this, cause this is
> always only a dependency of a kernel user.

OK, so the user should not be asked about it...

> You suggeste to 'drop the "parman" string'. What do you mean by that
> exactly?

... and

-       tristate "parman"
+       tristate

should do the trick.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                        Geert

--
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@...ux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
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