kernel config file according to config(5): inconsistent ?

Ian Smith smithi at
Sun Dec 26 16:14:42 UTC 2010

On Sun, 26 Dec 2010, Bruce Cran wrote:
 > On Mon, 27 Dec 2010 01:50:45 +1100 (EST)
 > Ian Smith <smithi at> wrote:
 > > Probably should be easy, but from trying to parse that and lang.l I
 > > get the vague impression (at best) that Rob's original should have
 > > worked?
 > > 
 > > Too much partying probably .. care to enlighten us?
 > The NOOPTION token doesn't accept an Opt_list, just a Save_Id - it's
 > just OPTIONS and MAKEOPTIONS that can have a list.

Ah, indeed.  So the config(5) nooption[s] entry is plain wrong, or at 
least 'ahead of the code' :) and whitespace is ignored anyway.

Interesting parser; thanks for the introductory crash course!

cheers, Ian

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