[Buildroot] Patchwork oldest patches cleanup #2 (deadline November 17)

Thomas De Schampheleire patrickdepinguin at gmail.com
Tue Nov 5 08:06:07 UTC 2013

On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 12:07 AM, Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:
> Dear Arnout Vandecappelle,
> On Mon, 04 Nov 2013 22:40:10 +0100, Arnout Vandecappelle wrote:
>>   I completely agree, that was the reason that I created the patch in
>> the first place.
>>   Unfortunately, the x86_defconfig is _huge_. And as mentioned by
>> ThomasP, the other architecture's defconfigs aren't worth much. So I
>> don't think this patch is really valuable after all.
> I agree. For anyone sane, x86_defconfig is basically unusable due to
> the enormous number of options that it enables.
> And for other architectures, a default defconfig doesn't make much
> sense, since there usually isn't any "sane" default. I very much prefer
> users to be asked loudly to provide a proper defconfig rather than
> having Buildroot pick the kernel default one, and then have users
> wonder why the kernel doesn't boot on their platform.

Ok, fair enough. I have marked the patch as rejected.

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