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SubjectRe: [RFC/RFT] kbuild: save ARCH & CROSS_COMPILE
On Tue, 9 Oct 2007 06:17:43 +0200 Sam Ravnborg wrote:

> >
> > What about, that this is the first ever prompt, that must be shown and
> > written to the .config?
> Two issues to fix before we can do this:
> 1) chocie values cannot have more than one prompt
> 2) We need to share much more Kconfig* between the individual architectures
> First step is to let all arch's use drivers/Kconfig

2) isn't terribly difficult, just takes some time and willingness
of $arch maintainers to some changes, but please explain a bit more
why it is needed...?

> Let's get the two items above solved then we can revisit adding arch selection
> to kconfig (where it belongs in the end).
> And neither require a rewrite of kconfig...
> > Also, i'd like to propose sequencing of config-enable-build-this-unit
> > in config file(s), thus Makefile(s) (sometimes very small and stupid)
> > will be not necessary. Additional link ordering can be supplied as
> > meta-config information there. Shell scripting, very ugly in the view
> > of make syntax, will be natural in config files. Extending build
> > process to get hidden dependencies or right linking/other magic is
> > part of particular configuration. Hm?
> Discussed before but so far no patches has shown up.

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