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re: kern/41850: implicit agp dependency in (radeon)drm code
The following reply was made to PR kern/41850; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: matthew green <mrg%eterna.com.au@localhost>
Cc: kern-bug-people%netbsd.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost,
netbsd-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost, Thomas Klausner <wiz%NetBSD.org@localhost>
Subject: re: kern/41850: implicit agp dependency in (radeon)drm code
Date: Sun, 09 Aug 2009 13:23:22 +1000
| Take GENERIC, comment out agp, enable radeondrm, try to compile.
Are we (or you (generic you)) treating this kind of config error as a bug
If so, there are a gazillion ways it is possible to build a NetBSD
kernel config file that config's without errors, but then generates
either compilation errors, or more commonly as here, link errors, when
the result is used to attempt to build a kernel.
I'd always put this kind of thing down to operator error - just use a
correct config file, and it all works. I'd prefer it if all the
could be automatic, but they never have been in the past.
this is true.
we'd like to make as many combos work and this one looks to be a
little invasive to fix properly, and possibly largely useless.
the radeon PCIE support depends upon the agp support, so turning
it off may not be a useful thing for any modern system.
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