Heads up: Linus plans to kill ARM defconfigs
marek.vasut at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 16:27:56 EDT 2010
Dne Čt 3. června 2010 22:01:09 Russell King - ARM Linux napsal(a):
> On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 09:55:19PM +0200, Marek Vasut wrote:
> > Dne Čt 3. června 2010 21:24:59 Russell King - ARM Linux napsal(a):
> > > The subject says everything you need to know. Randy provided this
> > >
> > > link earlier:
> > > http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/6/2/472
> > >
> > > Linus doesn't appear to be listening to reason, so I see now this as
> > > a fait accompli. It'll apparantly happen at the next merge window.
> > The defconfigs age ... there's no point keeping them. They'll be useless
> > crap unless someone updates them often anyway.
> > Maybe adding a Kconfig option that's select all the default stuff the
> > platform needs would be a way to go ? (that was already proposed there)
> The problem comes (as Daniel pointed out _after_ my suggested solution to
> this problem) is if you want to turn off something that's 'selected' in
> this way.
Yup, I got the point.
> Anyway, let's not start a new lengthy thread on the subject here; it won't
> have much effect being only on this list.
Just as Nicolas pointed out, we need a solution. I guess lenghty thread is
unavoidable, sorry. If possible, could you CC interested parties ?
btw. Maybe updating the machine registry so it allows pasting/attaching a
defconfig with information about kernel version the defconfig corresponds with ?
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