[Buildroot] Question about kernel defconfig

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Tue Nov 23 21:31:58 UTC 2010


On Mon, 22 Nov 2010 22:33:18 +0100
Sam Ravnborg <sam at ravnborg.org> wrote:

> kconfig behaves in different ways depending on what type of input it receives.
> To use the minimal configs generated by "savedefconfig" you need to read
> them using "--defconfig".
> And there is today no way to specify your own defconfig file.
> One workaround could be to copy the file to:
>    arch/$ARCH/configs/buildroot_defconfig
> And then use:
>     make buildroot_defconfig
> This will read the minimal config in the same way the kernel usually does it.

Ok, thanks. I thought about this in the past, but found it a bit hacky.
But as there's no other simple solution, I just implemented that.


Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.

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