[U-Boot-Users] Linux Kernel Config 1.2 for u-boot?
wd at denx.de
Tue Nov 5 09:57:32 CET 2002
In message <200211050854.52321.h.schurig at mn-logistik.de> you wrote:
> Wouldn't it be nice to port lkc-1.2 to u-boot? I know that OpenZaurus
> already uses the system and I liked it there.
Something like that would indeed be nice; it has always been one of
the things I tried to keep in mind - the close resemblance of the
U-Boot config variables to the naming convention as used in Linux is
> Yesterday evening I downloaded lkc-1.2 and patched it a little bit so that it
> workes in the u-boot tree. "make xconfig" already works. However, the real
> work will be the config.in files.
> When I, for example, look at include/configs/dnp1110.h then I see lot's of
> defines and comments. With lkc, this would be very different. We would have a
> config.in file (most probably more than one file) which defines what is
> definable and also contains the code. The default-configs for the the boards
> would be automatically done.
> This would be a tremendous change of focus, but I guess it might be worth it.
> It would give much structure.
I looked into creating an old-style Linux "make menuconfig" setup
some time ago, but quickly gave up when I saw which amount of effort
> Wolfgang, should I send you my tools/lkc-1.2 part of u-boot?
Sure, why not? If it's not too big (limit is 40k) you can even post
it to the list, so others can get check this, too. [Or I can put it
on a FTP server, or even in the CVS.]
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