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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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