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From: Al Viro <viro@ftp.linux.org.uk>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>,
	Tejun Heo <htejun@gmail.com>,
	Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com>,
	Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-s390@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [patch] linux/io.h: forward declare struct pci_dev
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2007 08:21:59 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070211082159.GT10050@ftp.linux.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070211071047.GA3847@infradead.org>

On Sun, Feb 11, 2007 at 07:10:47AM +0000, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 11, 2007 at 06:34:31AM +0000, Al Viro wrote:
> > +config NO_IOPORT
> > +	bool
> > +	default n
> 
> please make this IOPORT.  config symbols with an implicit negation
> are quite horrible for the brain to understand.

Take a look at lib/Kconfig.  And see HAS_IOPORT there.

The reason for doing it that way: majority of targets has that stuff
already.  Even more should have it eventually.  IOW, the default should
be positive.  Modified in arch/*/Kconfig of targets where it doesn't
work.  Which is exactly what's done here.

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-11  8:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-10 11:45 Heiko Carstens
2007-02-11  3:49 ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-02-11  6:26   ` Tejun Heo
2007-02-11  6:34     ` Al Viro
2007-02-11  6:46       ` Tejun Heo
2007-02-11  6:55       ` Randy Dunlap
2007-02-11  7:10       ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-02-11  8:21         ` Al Viro [this message]
2007-02-11 15:09       ` Jeff Garzik
2007-02-11 15:31       ` Heiko Carstens
2007-02-11 15:41         ` [PATCH] sort the devres mess out Al Viro
2007-02-11 15:49           ` Jeff Garzik
2007-02-11 22:16             ` Roland Dreier
2007-02-12  5:30               ` [PATCH] ia64: Fix noncoherent DMA API so devres builds Roland Dreier
2007-02-12 21:06                 ` Luck, Tony

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