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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix corruption of CONFIG_X86_32 in 'make oldconfig'
    On Monday 30 May 2011 19:27:31 Randy Dunlap wrote:
    > On Mon, 30 May 2011 13:05:58 +0200 Arnd Bergmann wrote:
    > Ingo recently wrote:
    > | When it wont boot straight away (often it does) i use a
    > | Kconfig-needed set of minimal set of configs that enables the minimal
    > | hardware environment.
    > which I believe is the same method that is documented in
    > Documentation/kbuild/kconfig.txt, subject "KCONFIG_ALLCONFIG": (partial text)
    > This enables you to create "miniature" config (miniconfig) or custom
    > config files containing just the config symbols that you are interested
    > in. Then the kernel config system generates the full .config file,
    > including symbols of your miniconfig file.
    > This 'KCONFIG_ALLCONFIG' file is a config file which contains
    > (usually a subset of all) preset config symbols. These variable
    > settings are still subject to normal dependency checks.

    Very nice, I didn't know about it. Unfortunately, this seems to
    suffer from the same problem as the generic "randconfig" -- it
    ignores all "choice" statements and just uses the default:

    Try for instance

    KCONFIG_ALLCONFIG=arch/arm/configs/omap2plus_defconfig make \
    O=obj-allmod/ allnoconfig ARCH=arm

    This is supposed to set CONFIG_ARCH_OMAP, but it instead chooses
    CONFIG_ARCH_VERSATILE, which means it's still useless for me.


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