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Date:	Mon, 7 May 2007 22:57:57 +0200 (CEST)
From:	Roman Zippel <>
To:	Jeff Garzik <>
cc:	Satyam Sharma <>,
	Krzysztof Halasa <>,
	Russell King <>,
	lkml <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] WAN Kconfig: change "depends on HDLC" to "select"


On Mon, 7 May 2007, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> Tough, the kernel community has voted against you.
> It makes far more sense to include a driver during kernel configuration, and
> have that driver pull in its libraries via 'select'.  The lame alternative
> requires developers to know which libraries they need BEFORE picking their
> drivers, which is backwards and requires legwork on the part of the kernel
> developer.

Jeff, there was never anything to "vote" about! There is no 
autoconfiguration, kernel configuration isn't ready for Aunt Tilly and 
select is no substitute for it...

bye, Roman
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