Roman Kagan rkagan at
Sat Feb 12 12:03:25 EST 2005

On Sat, Feb 12, 2005 at 04:24:48PM +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-02-12 at 17:21 +0100, Duncan Sands wrote:
> >Solution 1. Add "select FW_LOADER" to Kconfig, so that we always use
> >the firmware loader.  The downside is that some (embedded?) people may
> >want to do all their firmware loading from userspace, and don't want to
> >pay the price of compiling in the firmware loading stuff.
> Don't use select. You should avoid select for user-invisible options, in
> general.

E.g. bt848 does it...

> Make CONFIG_USBATM depend on CONFIG_FW_LOADER instead. There's
> no need for embedded people to be doing it in userspace.

That would be even more confusing: failing to select CONFIG_FW_LOADER
will make usbatm invisible.


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