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Re: [RFC,PATCH] Cleanup PC parallel port Kconfig

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: [RFC,PATCH] Cleanup PC parallel port Kconfig
From: "H. Peter Anvin" <>
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2011 21:18:36 -0700
Cc:, Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>, Chen Liqin <>, Chris Metcalf <>, Chris Zankel <>, "David S. Miller" <>, Fenghua Yu <>, Geert Uytterhoeven <>, Guan Xuetao <>, Helge Deller <>, Ingo Molnar <>, Ivan Kokshaysky <>, "James E.J. Bottomley" <>, Jesper Nilsson <>, Kyle McMartin <>, Lennox Wu <>, Matt Turner <>, Michal Simek <>, Mikael Starvik <>, Paul Mackerras <>, Paul Mundt <>, Richard Henderson <>, Russell King <>,, Thomas Gleixner <>, Tony Luck <>,, Yoshinori Sato <>,,,,,,,,,,,
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On 06/14/2011 03:34 PM, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> There is no point in offering to build something that couldn't possibly be
> used.  It just makes the kernel harder to configure and inflates the test
> matrix for no good reason.

I see... that's why a bunch of devices that only exist on ARM and MIPS
SoCs are offered on x86 platforms?


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel.  I don't speak on their behalf.

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