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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Kconfig: add documentation

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Kconfig: add documentation
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 12:00:17 +0100
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On 12/02/19 10:13, Thomas Huth wrote:
>> +Unlike Linux, there is no user interface to edit the configuration, which 
>> is instead
>> +specified in per-target files under the ``default-configs/`` directory of 
>> the
>> +QEMU source tree.  This is because, unlike Linux, configuration and 
>> dependencies can be
>> +treated as a black box when building QEMU; the default configuration that 
>> +ships with should be okay in almost all cases.
> I'd like to suggest to replace "Linux" with "Linux-Kconfig".

Here I think it's really Linux vs. QEMU, not Linux-Kconfig versus
minikconf.  However...

> [...]
>> +**reverse dependencies**: ``select <symbol> [if <expr>]``
>> +
>> +  While ``depends on`` forces a symbol to false, reverse dependencies can be
>> +  used to force another symbol to true.  In the following example,
>> +  ``CONFIG_BAZ`` will be true whenever ``CONFIG_FOO`` is true::
>> +
>> +    config FOO
>> +      select BAZ
>> +
>> +  The optional expression will prevent ``select`` from having any effect
>> +  unless it is true.
>> +
>> +  Note that unlike Linux, QEMU will detect contradictions between ``depends 
>> on`` and
> dito

...  I'll do the replacement you suggest here.


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