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    SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] ARM MSM updates for 2.6.35-rc1
    On Wed, 2010-06-02 at 18:20 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > Now, I'm actually considering just getting rid of all the 'defconfig'
    > files entirely. The x86 model is sane (there's two of them, nobody likely
    > uses them), but ARM and POWERPC (and to a lesser config SH and MIPS) have
    > turned the whole concept into a disgusting mess.

    I agree that the defconfig mechanism is broken (ie. carrying the full
    text in tree), but the concept is sane IMHO.

    What'd be nice is if the defconfig could just be a delta against a base
    config for the architecture - that would make most of them reasonably
    small, just turning on/off a few options.

    You can sort of do that today, by just storing a delta, but oldconfig
    will silently turn off things you have enabled if prereqs change, so
    that doesn't really work I think.

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