Re: [BusyBox] builtin echo for ash
ps.m at gmx.net
Sat Aug 6 08:30:42 UTC 2005
> > > one other implementation question: moving the echo code into
> > > libbb/bb_echo.c now requires that CONFIG_FANCY_ECHO be accessible
> > > from somewhere other than just the coreutils config menu, since
> > > you might want to configure the builtin echo without configuring
> > > the echo applet. i wasn't sure how to handle this, so i simply
> > > duplicated the CONFIG_FANCY_ECHO option into the ash config menu.
> > > this isn't right -- what should i do instead?
> > i dont think the duplication will be that big of a deal ... but i dont
> > kconfig will handle it :)
> busybox menuconfig handles it surprisingly well -- not only does
> it only emit one instance of the option, but it's impossible to
> set the two instances of the option to different values. whether
> it was intentional or not, it's exactly the right behavior. i just
> don't like duplicating the menu text in two places.
you could create a config option (ex. CONFIG_BB_ECHO) that is not selectable
by menuconfig and use select CONFIG_BB_ECHO for the 2 cases you need it
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