[BusyBox] CONFIG_ name clashing with kernel

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Tue Aug 2 02:16:56 UTC 2005

On Monday 01 August 2005 05:42 pm, Rob Landley wrote:
> On Sunday 31 July 2005 17:59, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > all the CONFIG_ defines we're using in busybox have lead to name space
> > clashing with the kernel ...
> >
> > http://bugs.busybox.net/view.php?id=316
> >
> > we can rename these three defines (SYSCTL/TR/WATCHDOG) or we could take
> > care of this now (and forever) by replacing all of the macros with a
> > different namespace:
> Let's not make the prefix longer, thanks.
> I just put in the ENABLE_ replacement for CONFIG_, and left the old one so
> we wouldn't have change all the existing #ifdefs.  However, if the existing
> #ifdefs are horked...

that still doesnt 'namespace' it to busybox ... that means we have to be 
careful not to use the same feature names in busybox, uClibc, the kernel, and 
anything else that happens by

> If somebody wants to change all the existing #ifdef CONFIG_XXX to #if
> ENABLE_XXX (and submit a patch with _just_that_), it might be 1.1 material.
> (Ask Erik.)  It's easy enough to yank the CONFIG_ ones from bb_config.h to
> catch anything missing...

yeah, i'm only looking at doing this in trunk

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