CALL FOR TESTING: proposed enhancements for OMAP4

Andy Green andy at warmcat.com
Fri Apr 22 17:08:07 UTC 2011


On 04/22/2011 02:50 PM, Somebody in the thread at some point said:

Hi -

>> Still, the fact is before you can just copy a whole config from
>> arch/arm/configs to be .config and vice-versa which has been my usage pattern.
>> Now with these optimized defconfigs, that doesn't work; it doesn't hurt to
>> document how to use the new way (even better with your make target method).
>
> Sure.  And you can still copy arch/arm/configs/foo_defconfig to .config
> and it should work (maybe a "make oldconfig" needed not to be prompted

My build scripts among other things do a silentoldconfig every time 
before the main build, that is not enough anyway to use it directly. 
Otherwise I wouldn't've noticed there was any issue.

> for all missing options).  But "make foo_defconfig" is shorter.
>
>> It's possible I'm the only guy who missed the day at school where they talked
>> about arbitrary defconfig targets in Makefile but I doubt it.
>
> Well, most people are not aware of those goodies, so don't feel ashamed.
> I'm sure you weren't alone at the beach that day.  ;-)

Sure, I appreciate your telling me and everyone else on the lists that 
it existed.

-Andy



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