[RFC] Does KConfig really need DontMergeOnSync?

Oswald Buddenhagen ossi at kde.org
Mon Nov 19 10:28:09 GMT 2007

On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 10:35:45AM +0100, Stephan Kulow wrote:
> Am Montag 19 November 2007 schrieb Aaron J. Seigo:
> > On Monday 19 November 2007, Thomas Braxton wrote:
> > > Attached is a patch that removes optional merging from KConfig and
> > > always merges. AFAICT nobody uses this functionality. lxr couldn't
> >
> > what's the harm of this being there?
> >
the "don't merge" concept is inherently centered around the idea of a
config file being the smallest physically addressable entity. i.e., it
hinders implementing other backends with a finer granularity.

> > i ask because we are *way* past the API freeze for kdelibs.
> I suggest you declare it obsolete and unsupported in the API docu and
> remove the code supporting it in 4.1
isn't this "a bit" overengineered for a function that has *no* users in
our svn?

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