Re: [PATCH] powerpc: sort Kconfig selects under CONFIG_PPC

From: Michael Ellerman
Date: Mon Jan 30 2017 - 05:00:10 EST

Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Mon, 30 Jan 2017 20:30:02 +1100 Andrew Donnellan <andrew.donnellan@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> config PPC has a lot of selects under it. They're not sorted in any
>> particular order, leading to merge conflicts when adding items at the end.
>> Sort them alphabetically.
> Excellent, thanks.
>> Suggested-by: Michael Ellerman <mpe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Signed-off-by: Andrew Donnellan <andrew.donnellan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> ---
>> On top of linux-next 20170130
> Probably best done on top of powerpc-next and I can cope with the
> conflicts one more time.

But I don't want to send that many conflicts to Linus.

What we need to do is generate the patch just after 4.11-rc1 is out,
that way there should be zero skew between my fixes/next and Linus'
tree. I've been meaning to do it for a few releases but just never

So Andrew if you can remember to do it then that would be awesome :)

>> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/Kconfig b/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
>> index 689cf9218b21..570195c8a86a 100644
>> --- a/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
>> +++ b/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
>> @@ -80,91 +80,91 @@ config ARCH_HAS_DMA_SET_COHERENT_MASK
>> config PPC
> Could we add a comment just above asking that the selects be kept in order?

Actually at the bottom would make more sense I think, that's where
people will try to add new ones.