Re: [PATCH] Add ``cloneconfig'' target

From: Sam Ravnborg
Date: Sun Feb 27 2011 - 13:45:08 EST

On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 06:28:43PM -0500, Arnaud Lacombe wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 6:03 PM, Arnaud Lacombe <lacombar@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> The fact that the configuration is gzipped does not warrant
> >> a new option to deal with this that almost duplicate the
> >> existing functionality.
> >>
> > agree.
> >
> Let me precise, as there may be confusion. I agree about the new
> target issue, but definitively think this kconfig "option" (more a
> hack, which required a special option within kconfig) should be
> handled by Kbuild, not Kconfig, ie. I'd discard "option
> defconfig_list". File decompression (and eventually which config to
> pick) should be done prior to the invocation of Kconfig.

If you can come up with something simpler and better than
what we have today then fine.
Simplifying kconfgi would be good.

But at least barebox uses defconfig_list - an maybe others.
We need to consider non-kernel users too.

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