[PATCH 1/2] ARM: config: sort select statements alphanumerically

Russell King - ARM Linux linux at arm.linux.org.uk
Fri Oct 12 10:41:20 EDT 2012

On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 04:04:28PM +0200, Linus Walleij wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 3:26 PM, Russell King
> <rmk+kernel at arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
> > As suggested by Andrew Morton:
> >
> >   This is a pet peeve of mine.  Any time there's a long list of items
> >   (header file inclusions, kconfig entries, array initalisers, etc) and
> >   someone wants to add a new item, they *always* go and stick it at the
> >   end of the list.
> >
> >   Guys, don't do this.  Either put the new item into a randomly-chosen
> >   position or, probably better, alphanumerically sort the list.
> >
> > lets sort all our select statements alphanumerically.  This commit was
> > created by the following perl:
> I applied this and tried to configure the Nomadik defconfig,
> and I get this, sadly:

Yes, I've just fixed those.  Unfortunately, the patch is soo large that
it trips the mailing list size limit, and has to be manually approved,
so I'm not sure I can call on the list maintainers again today to do the
approval thing.

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