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Date:	Thu, 19 Jul 2007 08:31:09 -0700
From:	Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...otime.net>
To:	"Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@...dspring.com>
Cc:	Stefan Richter <stefanr@...6.in-berlin.de>,
	Adrian Bunk <bunk@...sta.de>, Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>,
	Gabriel C <crazy@...pmylinux.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net/, drivers/net/ , missing EXPERIMENTAL in menus

On Thu, 19 Jul 2007 05:25:30 -0400 (EDT) Robert P. J. Day wrote:

> On Thu, 19 Jul 2007, Stefan Richter wrote:
> 
> > Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > > On Thu, 19 Jul 2007, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > >
> > > ...
> > >> I would consider it more ugly to special case this and that in the
> > >> kconfig code when plain dependencies already offer exactly the same
> > >> functionality...
> > >
> > > well, this is the *third* time i've proposed adding this kind of
> > > feature so, at this point, i've really given up caring about it.  if
> > > someone wants to do this, have at it.  i have better things to do than
> > > to keep suggesting it and getting nowhere with it.
> >
> > For better or worse, it can often be observed that feature requests
> > don't set anything in motion until a first patch is sent.  Even a
> > patch that is far from perfect can get things going really quickly.
> > (If the requested feature makes sense to other people.)
> 
> i *did* submit a preliminary patch once upon a time, and it
> (predictably) went nowhere.  so, if someone else wants to pick this up
> and do something with it, you have my blessing.  life's too short to
> keep wasting time on this.

I think that Stefan means a patch to the kconfig source code,
not the the Kconfig files.  Good luck.  I'd still like to see it.

---
~Randy
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