Subject: Re: Lots of defopt'ing - why?
To: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
From: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/29/1998 10:57:30
On Mon, 29 Jun 1998 00:32:22 +0200 (MEST) Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> I'm just catching up source-changes from a couple of days, and I see a lot
> of former kernel options now being defopt'ed: NFSSERVER, COMPAT_LINUX,
> COMPAT_FREEBSD, COMPAT_SUNOS, ... What's the idea behind this?
> Wasn't the intention of these options to remove unnecessary code from the
> kernel if one didn't need the funcionality? Is it just me who is under the
> impression that this optionality is gone now - or am I just missing
> something obvious?
This one got me too a while ago. 'defopt' doesn't mean "default
option". It means the option goes in it's own header file (something