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SubjectRe: [tip:x86/build] x86: Default to ARCH= x86 to avoid overriding CONFIG_64BIT
On 01/12/2013 09:06 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
>
> Ok, I don't know whether this was on purpose or not but setting ARCH=x86
> has the side effect of putting the config 64BIT prompt into the toplevel
> menuconfig:
>
> [*] 64-bit kernel
> General setup --->
> [*] Enable loadable module support --->
> [*] Enable the block layer --->
> Processor type and features --->
>
> Now, IMHO, maybe the more fitting place for this should be "Processor
> type and features" where all the arch-specific stuff goes but looking at
> arch/x86/Kconfig, it would need some restructuring due to dependencies.
>
> So how about we simply hide it by still preserving the functionality:
>

Hiding it because it happens to be in a slightly illogical place seems
completely backwards.

-hpa




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