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Date:	Mon, 07 May 2007 09:21:18 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>
To:	Roman Zippel <zippel@...ux-m68k.org>
CC:	Krzysztof Halasa <khc@...waw.pl>,
	Russell King <rmk@....linux.org.uk>,
	lkml <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-arm-kernel@...ts.arm.linux.org.uk
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] WAN Kconfig: change "depends on HDLC" to "select"

Roman Zippel wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Mon, 7 May 2007, Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
> 
>> Actually I can't see any bad idea here.
>> The original dependency was certainly, uhm, not the best one.
> 
> select seriously screws with the dependencies, it's especially problematic 
> if the selected symbol has other dependencies as HDLC in this case, it 
> makes it only more complicated to get the dependencies correct again.
> Please use it only if it solves a real problem.

What he's doing is the standard way to deal with library-style code. 
Nothing wrong with the patch, it's continuing established methods.

	Jeff



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