[Buildroot] So what do we do about all the unmaintained boards?
jacmet at uclibc.org
Thu Jan 29 16:47:44 UTC 2009
>>>>> "Ulf" == Ulf Samuelsson <ulf.samuelsson at atmel.com> writes:
>> Huh? I don't see any references to such variables under project.
Ulf> No, but I think you suggested that if this is to be general thing,
Ulf> it could be a configuration item under /project.
Ulf> The way BOARD_NAME is implemented today
Ulf> is that you select a board and maybe set some options,
Ulf> and then Kconfig deduces the board name from that
Ulf> so it is really not something the user inputs.
So what's the BR2_BOARD_NAME thing for? Having it like you just
described is no good for people building stuff without having one of
those boards selected as they then cannot set BOARD_NAME.
Individual boards may want to override the setting, but it should
still be available.
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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