[Buildroot] [PATCH] package: don't default to y for categories
jacmet at uclibc.org
Fri Nov 14 11:43:01 UTC 2008
>>>>> "Hans-Christian" == Hans-Christian Egtvedt <hans-christian.egtvedt at atmel.com> writes:
>> In our case, the categories « Graphical libraries », « Audio stuff »
>> and others do not lead to anything being compiled, except if I'm
>> wrong. So I would say that we shouldn't be able to select/unselect the
>> categories. They should just be submenus, to organize the options, not
Hans-Christian> Ah, even more sane. I think I for long time ago
Hans-Christian> (probably fixed now) that LZO was not compiled if the
Hans-Christian> compression menu was not selected. LZO was selected
Hans-Christian> by some other packages in a different sub menu.
I actually think that's still the case as we don't source the
Config.in files of the stuff in the sub menus if the menu isn't
>> Look at the top of the kernel configuration system. Networking support
>> can be enabled/disabled as a whole, while Device Drivers is just a
>> submenu. Our categories should be like Device Drivers, IMO.
Hans-Christian> Yes, that is smoother IMHO.
I agree. I'll change the sub menus to use menu / endmenu instead of
menuconfig. This does mean that you no longer can deselect all
packages in a submenu simply by deselecting the menu, but as all
packages default to n that shouldn't be a big deal.
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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