[PATCH 1/6] ARM: OMAP2+: Remove board-4430sdp.c

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Sat Jul 6 17:36:48 EDT 2013

On Saturday 06 July 2013, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> Oh wait, why don't I get to choose my "debug console UART" on an AT91?
> Maybe AT91 should move their debug uart selection into this menu as well,
> and maybe the Versatile Express options too, because they're all to do
> with selecting the UART to be used.  Please... some sane thought would
> be really good here.
> Oh my god, you're not the only ones.  Arnd/Olof, who started this madness
> and why haven't you already stepped on it?  Right, I'm fixing this in
> this merge window.  Everything is moving under the original choice menu
> as it was intended to be.

Sorry, I missed that this was going on, and I absolutely agree with your
sentiment. From what I can tell from the git log, Tegra was the first
to have the separate choice statement, after it just move its
options from mach-tegra/Kconfig into the Kconfig.debug. OMAP followed
with the same method and I think from there people just copied it.

I can understand why one wants to have some more structure in the list,
given that i.MX alone has 37 options for UART addresses, but we first
need to have a consistent method of configuring the addresses.


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