[RFC PATCH] Kconfig: Enable Kconfig fragments to be used for defconfig
Russell King - ARM Linux
linux at arm.linux.org.uk
Fri Jul 16 14:30:28 EDT 2010
On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 02:19:31PM -0400, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> For example, if I want CONFIG_MTD_CMDLINE_PARTS=y, the system may be
> smart enough to notice and automatically enable CONFIG_MTD and
> CONFIG_MTD_PARTITIONS without having to carry those in the defconfig.
How do you sort out something like this:
depends on (A && B) || C
Do you enable A and B, A, B and C or just C?
Bear in mind that A could be 'X86', 'M68K' or any other arch specific
I prefer the warning method because it prompts you to investigate what's
changed and sort out the problem by ensuring that the appropriate symbols
are also selected. The automatic selection of dependencies method carries
the risk that it'll do the wrong thing with the above scenario.
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