Re: [RFC PATCH 00/23] arm: defconfigs: use kconfig fragments

From: Uwe Kleine-König
Date: Tue Dec 13 2016 - 03:08:55 EST


On Tue, Dec 06, 2016 at 01:38:35PM +0100, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> This RFC patchset starts convertion of ARM defconfigs to use kconfig
> fragments and dynamically generate defconfigs. The goals of this
> work are to:
> - remove duplication between defconfigs
> - add a possibility to generate board/SoC/SoC-family/Multi specific
> defconfigs in the future (without duplicating defconfigs)

what is the main use case for defconfigs? If it's the start point for
users to get a working configuration for their machine, the idea might
be fine. If however todays most important use case is build coverage,
it's even a disadvantage to make the different configs more uniform.

Best regards

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