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Re: [kernel] This should never be =y



On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 04:54:55PM -0500, Kyle McMartin wrote:
 > On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 09:48:06PM +0000, Dave Jones wrote:
 > > commit f76e0239ae4715d34b39397046b51825fb3fa47c
 > > Author: Dave Jones <davej@xxxxxxxxxx>
 > > Date:   Mon Dec 19 16:47:56 2011 -0500
 > > 
 > >     This should never be =y
 > > 
 > 
 > Looks like nobody noticed when it changed from a bool to a tristate in
 > 2006...
 > 
 > ^1da177e (Linus Torvalds    2005-04-16 15:20:36 -0700  31) config
 > DEV_APPLETALK
 > 9cac2c35 (David S. Miller   2006-07-30 20:20:54 -0700  32)      tristate
 > "Appletalk interfaces support"
 > ^1da177e (Linus Torvalds    2005-04-16 15:20:36 -0700  33)      depends
 > on ATALK
 > ^1da177e (Linus Torvalds    2005-04-16 15:20:36 -0700  34)      help
 > ^1da177e (Linus Torvalds    2005-04-16 15:20:36 -0700  35)
 > AppleTalk is the protocol that Apple computers can use to communicate
 > ^1da177e (Linus Torvalds    2005-04-16 15:20:36 -0700  36)        on a
 > network.  If your Linux box is connected to such a network, and wish
 > ^1da177e (Linus Torvalds    2005-04-16 15:20:36 -0700  37)        to do
 > IP over it, or you have a LocalTalk card and wish to use it to
 > ^1da177e (Linus Torvalds    2005-04-16 15:20:36 -0700  38)
 > connect to the AppleTalk network, say Y.
 > 
 > This isn't the first time this has happened...

Turns out we were getting lucky anyway, as it depended on CONFIG_ATALK, which
was modular.

	Dave

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