Re: [PATCH 0/1] mspec driver: compile error

From: Jes Sorensen <>
Date: 2006-11-08 21:31:09
Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Wed, 08 Nov 2006 18:45:30 +0900
> Fernando Luis Vázquez Cao <> wrote:
>> On Wed, 2006-11-08 at 10:42 +0100, Jes Sorensen wrote:
>>> Given that MSPEC is clearly marked as depending on IA64, it seems bogus
>>> for i386 allmodconfig to barf over it and the problem should be fixed
>>> there instead IMHO.
>> Agreed. That is why I asked if that was allmodconfig's expected
>> behaviour. Andrew?
> kconfig's `select' isn't very smart.  This is one of the reasons why one
> should avoid using it.

Hmmm, so what do we do? I really don't like the idea that one has to
manually select the uncached allocator in order for mspec to be

Alternatively can move the Kconfig field for MSPEC to arch/ia64/Kconfig,
but that seems a bit dodgy too.

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