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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [ANNOUNCE] kconfig: Kconfiglib: a flexible Python Kconfig parser
On Thu, Feb 03, 2011 at 10:58:55PM +0100, Ulf Magnusson wrote:
> 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/kconfiglib.py.
> >
> > Have fun!
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Ulf Magnusson <ulfalizer.lkml@gmail.com>
> > ---
> > Convenience links:
> >
> > Documentation, generated from kconfiglib.py with pydoc -w:
> > http://dl.dropbox.com/u/10406197/kconfiglib.html
> >
> > Examples as separate files:
> > http://dl.dropbox.com/u/10406197/kconfiglib-examples.tar.gz
> >
> >
> > 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
> > kconfigtest.py 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:
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/2/1/439
>
> /Ulf Magnusson

Oh, and here's the patch message. Apply with 'git am'.
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/10406197/kconfiglib


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