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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] bootup: Add built-in kernel command line for x86
    Tim Bird wrote:
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    >> CONFIG_CMDLINE_OVERRIDE is probably more palatable to other architectures.
    >
    > I'd be OK implementing it with an option, rather than a magic char.
    > I was trying to avoid adding too many options, since many kernel
    > developers prefer fewer options where possible. But the magic
    > char makes the code less straightforward.
    >
    > If we ever move towards supporting both prefix and suffice splicing (or
    > even complicated in-the-middle splicing), then the magic char is
    > easier to develop into that. But so far, I can only come up with
    > reasonable cases for append and override, and I don't want to add
    > superfluous handling for non-existent use cases.

    I think I agree, and the override option would make it easier to make
    generic.

    -hpa



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