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SubjectRe: linux kernel config converter
On Feb 21, 2002  08:21 -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Erik Andersen wrote:
> > I like this. It's simple, its clean, and it keeps all the
> > information in one spot. I think we can go a bit farther here
> > and add in a list of the .c files that enabling this feature
> > should add to the Makefile (per the current
> > obj-$(CONFIG_FOO) += foo.o
> > stuff in the current Makefile).
>
> Hey, you're skipping ahead to the cool chapters!
>
> Seriously, yep, that's exactly where we eventually want to be: all
> config, makefile, and help text info in one place. To add a new net
> driver, I want to be able to simply add two files, driver.c and
> driver.conf, and be done with it.

...and have the Makefile/config tool slurp up "*.conf" from each directory
so you don't need to patch anything to add a new driver/fs/whatever that
doesn't patch external files...

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/

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