[Buildroot] [PATCH v1 2/2] package/batman-adv: enable B.A.T.M.A.N. V protocol by default

Christian Stewart christian at paral.in
Mon Mar 15 20:49:02 UTC 2021


On Mon, Mar 15, 2021 at 12:59 PM Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr> wrote:
> > -     bool "enable B.A.T.M.A.N. V protocol (experimental)"
> > +     bool "enable B.A.T.M.A.N. V protocol"
> Upstream seems to still consider this to be experimental [0].
> > +     default y
> What we talked about earlier [1], was to always enable it, not to change
> the default.
> Now, people that have a defconfig file with BATMAN-V disabled (i.e.
> there would be nothing in the defconfig as 'is not set' is the default),
> will have it enabled now.
> So, if upstream recommends to not disable it (do you have a ref?), then
> we should just drop our option, and to always enable it.
> Thoughts?
> [0] https://git.open-mesh.org/batman-adv.git/blob/HEAD:/Makefile#l7
> [1] http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/buildroot/2021-March/305811.html

What would the advantage be for removing the ability to disable the
CONFIG_BATMAN_ADV_BATMAN_V option from the Buildroot config?

I guess if someone doesn't need it it could still be good to remove to
simplify things.


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