Re: [RFC PATCH 0/5] Add CONFIG symbol as module attribute

From: Johannes Berg
Date: Thu Aug 25 2016 - 04:30:24 EST

> The other nice thing is that we could probably fold most of the
> Makefiles into Kconfig using that methods as well, by listing the
> objectes required for a module, e.g.
> module NVME_TARGET
> tristate "NVMe Target support"
> depends on BLOCK
> depends on CONFIGFS_FS
> name nvmet
> objects core.o configfs.o admin-cmd.o io-cmd.o fabrics-cmd.o
> objects discovery.o

If this was going to be a thing, then you might also have

bool "NVMe target supports FOO"
objects foo.o

The "module" would be like a "depends on" plus giving the module for
generating the Makefile, and now you can really remove most Makefile
stuff... :)