[linux-usb-devel] Re: [Bug 4424] New: modem speedtouch USB don't work on amd64 with kernel 2.6.12-rc1

Roman Kagan rkagan at mail.ru
Thu Mar 31 03:00:31 EST 2005

On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 01:15:44PM -0800, David Brownell wrote:
> On Wednesday 30 March 2005 12:12 pm, Duncan Sands wrote:
> > This change was discussed some time ago on the usbatm list -
> > David Woodhouse didn't like it IIRC, but perhaps he has changed
> > his mind?  I think his main objection to "select" was that it is
> > hard to work out just who is selecting a given option (but doesn't
> > menuconfig tell you that?).
> Better to just have "depends on FW_LOADER" then ...

Then, if you forget to turn FW_LOADER on, USBATM won't even be offered
to you by make config.

Besides, the rest of the kernel uses "select" for FW_LOADER, as well as
for other library stuff like CRC32.


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