Re: [PATCH 0/8] powerpc/8xx: Getting rid of CONFIG_8xx

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Thu Mar 12 2015 - 16:20:08 EST

On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 4:24 PM, Christophe Leroy
<christophe.leroy@xxxxxx> wrote:
> Two config options exist to define powerpc MPC8xx:
> * CONFIG_PPC_8xx
> * CONFIG_8xx
> In addition, CONFIG_PPC_8xx also defines CONFIG_CPM1 as
> communication co-processor
> arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig.cputype has contained the following
> comment about CONFIG_8xx item for some years:
> "# this is temp to handle compat with arch=ppc"
> It looks like not many places still have that old CONFIG_8xx used,
> so it is likely to be a good time to get rid of it completely ?

We also have CONFIG_40x,. CONFIG_44x, and CONFIG_4xx.
There's no CONFIG_PPC_4* though.

Do we want (some) consistency?



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