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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [ANNOUNCE] kconfig: Kconfiglib: a flexible Python Kconfig parser
On Wed, Feb 02, 2011 at 12:27:52AM +0100, Ulf Magnusson wrote:
> Hi,
> This is the initial release of Kconfiglib: a Python library for
> scripting, debugging, and extracting information from Kconfig-based
> configuration systems. It can be used to programmatically generate a
> .config when the '*conf' tools are too inflexible, to quickly find out
> interesting information about a Kconfig configuration such as dependency
> relations between symbols and where undefined symbols are referenced,
> and in applications that need to parse and extract information from
> Kconfig files.
> For a much longer introduction including multiple examples, see
> arch/kconfig/
> Have fun!
> Signed-off-by: Ulf Magnusson <>
> ---
> Convenience links:
> Documentation, generated from with pydoc -w:
> Examples as separate files:
> The patch should be preferably be applied to a recent kernel, i.e. Linus's
> (2.6.38-rc3 at the time of writing). Due to recent Kconfig changes, the
> test suite - which compares output character-for-character -
> will indicate failure on older (a few months old) kernels versions even though
> the outputs are functionally equivalent.
> [...]

Seems linux-kbuild and linux-doc won't accept the patch (too large?), so
here's a link to the message on linux-kernel:

/Ulf Magnusson

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