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    SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] Kconfig: Enable Kconfig fragments to be used for defconfig
    On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 10:03 AM, Catalin Marinas
    <catalin.marinas@arm.com> wrote:
    > On Wed, 2010-07-14 at 00:04 +0100, Grant Likely wrote:
    >> - It still doesn't resolve dependencies.  A solver would help with this.
    >>   For the time being I work around the problem by running the generated
    >>   config through 'oldconfig' and looking for differences.  If the files
    >>   differ (ignoring comments and generateconfig_* options) after oldconfig,
    >>   then the <board>_defconfig target returns a failure.  (but leaves the
    >>   new .config intact so the user can resolve it with menuconfig).  This
    >>   way at least the user is told when a Kconfig fragment is invalid.
    >
    > It's not a solver but I'm pushing a patch to warn on selecting symbols
    > with unmet dependencies so that you can select further symbols (manual
    > solving). The patch is in linux-next but you also can grab it from:
    >
    > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/cmarinas/linux-2.6-cm.git;a=commitdiff_plain;h=5d87db2d2a332784bbf2b1ec3e141486f4d41d6f

    sfr and I were talking about your patch the other day. Just warning
    on incomplete dependencies is enough to make it actually workable for
    me (without my ugly post-processing step). I was very happy to hear
    that it is in linux-next.

    Last missing piece is being able to do "select FOO = n", which Stephen
    is currently working on.

    g.
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