[Buildroot] [RFC 1/1] support/kconfig: Allow to override 'default' config property

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Sun Apr 7 06:36:05 UTC 2019

>>>>> "Yann" == Yann E MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr> writes:


 > Really, the defconfig *is* the place where defaults are overriden.

 > For example, at work, I handle a single br2-external for two "projects"
 > that each have four "boards", and each have three configurations. There
 > is no way your proposal can cover this.

 > Alternatively, what you propose is just pushing the feature of a
 > defconfig into the language itself. I don't think this is a good idea.
 > Even more so, as your proposal does not address all the cases either:
 > it only catters for strings, but what about choices, tri-states?

 > So, I'll be harsh, but NAK.

FWIW, I completely agree with Yanns points. Having two ways of
configuring this (defconfigs and br2-external trees) makes things more
complicated for little added value.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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