[RESEND PATCH] kconfig: Proposed language extension for multiple builds

Randy Dunlap rdunlap at infradead.org
Sat Mar 11 06:39:15 CET 2023


On 3/10/23 18:37, Simon Glass wrote:
> (I am sending this again to get more feedback)
> In the case of Linux, only one build is produced so there is only a
> single configuration. For other projects, such as U-Boot and Zephyr, the
> same code is used to produce multiple builds, each with related (but
> different) options enabled.
> This can be handled with the existing kconfig language, but it is quite
> verbose, somewhat tedious and very error-prone, since there is a lot of
> duplication. The result is hard to maintain.
> Describe an extension to the Kconfig language to support easier handling
> of this use case.
> Signed-off-by: Simon Glass <sjg at chromium.org>

IMO Masahiro has already answered this multiple times and I agree with his answers.

For others, the full previous thread is at

> ---
>  Documentation/kbuild/kconfig-language.rst | 134 ++++++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 134 insertions(+)


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