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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/1] Embedded Maintainer(s), list
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On Monday 23 June 2008 19:45, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> Plus the fact that you often get into situations where more options
> mean complex and fragile stuff. Read the Kconfig files under
> drivers/media/ and check in git all commits to them since 2.6.25 alone,
> and you'll understand why "add an option for every bit" can result in
> very high ongoing maintainance work required.
>
> Not everything that is technically possible is also maintainable, and
> maintainability is a very important point in a project with several
> million lines changing each year.

Well, I am not (and was not) disputing this. I agree with it.
CONFIGs should not be multiplying like rabbits.
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vda


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