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

Petr Vorel petr.vorel at gmail.com
Sun Apr 7 18:38:35 UTC 2019


Hi,

>  > 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.

Also agree with Yann and Peter.

Kind regards,
Petr


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