[Buildroot] So what do we do about all the unmaintained boards?

Peter Korsgaard 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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