[alsa-devel] [PATCH] ALSA: update the Kconfig files to be easier to use
andrew at ishiboo.com
Sat Feb 23 18:04:01 CET 2008
To respond better, I'd actually prefer not putting 'default y', but I
figured it was more important to stay compatible with existing
configs. If you feel that isn't a big deal, then it can be removed.
The default in these cases should do no harm because it doesn't
actually enable any code.
On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 10:52 AM, Andrew Paprocki <andrew at ishiboo.com> wrote:
> Yes, I realized that and I made the new toplevel options default y so
> that it would mimic the existing config. The main reason for doing
> this is so that I can quickly 'n' to shut off things like "ISA
> devices" with one key. I believe I got them all, but please verify.
> On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 5:49 AM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> wrote:
> > At Sat, 23 Feb 2008 01:06:46 -0400,
> > Andrew Paprocki wrote:
> > >
> > > This update to the Kconfig files allows the ability to select/deselect
> > > entire submenus, starting with the root "Sound device support" on the main
> > > kernel configuration page. Inside sound support, ALSA/OSS can be easily
> > > enabled/disabled. Inside ALSA, entire classes of devices can be easily
> > > enabled/disabled at the ALSA menu (e.g. ISA, PCI, USB devices) without
> > > having to manually disable individual cards within the submenus.
> > > Modified menus: main, isa, pci, pcmcia, soc, spi, usb
> > A problem I found at the last time from a similar patch is that the
> > replacement with menuconfig throws away the old configuration unless
> > you have "default y". And people are picky about "default y"...
> > I need to check this again, anyway.
> > thanks,
> > Takashi
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