[PATCH v3 4/5] arm64: Add support for Spreadtrum's Sharkl64 Platform in Kconfig and defconfig

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Wed Nov 26 01:00:31 PST 2014

On Wednesday 26 November 2014 10:32:35 Lyra Zhang wrote:
> For now, we have only one platform(Sharkl64) based on ARM64 been submitted,
> but we're intending to add support for more our platforms based on ARM64 or
> ARM32 in the future. There are many common devices on these platforms, such
> as serial. Our idea would be that if we had a 'menuconfig ARCH_SPRD' in the
> Kconfig, these common devices only need to depend on ARCH_SPRD in the
> respective Kconfig, otherwise they may depend on a few Kconfig symbols for
> every platforms which include these common devices.
> So, do you think whether we should define a menuconfig(ARCH_SPRD) in the
> Kconfig for this case ?

It sounds like your other platforms are all related, so one ARCH_SPRD
should be enough. If someone wants to build a  kernel that is only
going to run on a particular machine, they can just turn off all the
other drivers they don't want.


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