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On Fri, Nov 04, 2011 at 04:11:42PM +0100, Fabio Erculiani wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 3:46 PM, Mike Gilbert <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > It is good that we warn users about this when they install the package,
> > but I don't think the ebuild should die.
> I've always found ebuilds dying at kernel config checks really annoying.
> Checking kernel features at build time (if we die) is broken and
> should be banned IMO:
You're going off on a tangent.
The ONLY time that kernel config checks are fatal is when you're
building kernel modules, and the module will fail to compile unless
there is a .config and suitable options set.
chromium is using the fatal mode of CONFIG_CHECK wrongly.
Robin Hugh Johnson
Gentoo Linux: Developer, Trustee & Infrastructure Lead
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