[BusyBox] CONFIG_ name clashing with kernel

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Tue Aug 2 17:29:17 UTC 2005

On Tuesday 02 August 2005 11:53 am, Rob Landley wrote:
> On Tuesday 02 August 2005 08:27, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > i'm not talking about other projects using busybox headers, i'm referring
> > to the kernels/libraries busybox is being built against ... the namespace
> > is being polluted underneath busybox and there really isnt anything we
> > can do about that except minimize the chances of collision by using a
> > somewhat unique namespace such as 'BB_CONFIG_'
> >
> > going with a generic name like 'ENABLE_' just sets us up for 'next time'
> Anybody who adds _new_ pollution to the existing namespace, pollution which
> breaks existing apps that used to work, is going to get their head handed
> to them.

maybe, but i'd like to think i'm taking a realistic point of view here ... 
none of this should be happening, but it is, so handle it the best we can

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