[Buildroot] [PATCH v2] Linux kernel: add support for config fragment files

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Sun Feb 15 06:14:59 UTC 2015

Yann, Floris,

On Sun, 15 Feb 2015 00:20:36 +0100, Yann E. MORIN wrote:

> There are three options here:
>  1- we just copy the .config back to FOO_KCONFIG_FILE, and leave to the
>     user the duty to further strip it if need be;
>  2- we try to be smart and deal with regenerating a config file that
>     does not contain any of the fragments, and we fail (because that is
>     really complex);
>  3- we just error out in case fragments are being used, because we don't
>     know how to save a (def)config file in this case (see above: it's
>     really compex).
> My opinion would be we go with 3 (my prefernce) or 1, not 2.

My preference would also be option (3).

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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