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    SubjectRe: [patch 1/8] init: rename CONFIG_EMBEDDED to CONFIG_EXPERT
    On Wed, 2010-12-29 at 20:02 -0800, David Rientjes wrote:
    > The meaning of CONFIG_EMBEDDED has long since been obsoleted; the option
    > is used to configure any non-standard kernel with a much larger scope
    > than only small devices.

    I think it was misnamed from the very beginning; it never really made
    sense to call it 'EMBEDDED'. Too many people abuse the term 'embedded'.

    > This patch renames the option to CONFIG_EXPERT in init/Kconfig and fixes
    > references to the option in the same file. Followup patches will fix the
    > remainder of the occurrences in the tree.

    Thanks for doing this.

    Acked-by: David Woodhouse <>

    David Woodhouse Open Source Technology Centre Intel Corporation

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