trini at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Nov 29 10:43:06 EST 2001
On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 09:07:12AM +1100, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> I want to rename CONFIG_ALL_PPC to CONFIG_PREP_PMAC_CHRP in the
> linuxppc_2_4_devel tree (or if anyone can suggest a better name I'll
> use that).
> Does anyone object to this?
Yes. For historical note, the old 2_5 tree had CONFIG_WORKSTATION_PPC,
which suited most people. But there's the fact that most of the
7xx/74xx boards in _devel now can take a video card and be a
'workstation' too. :)
How about we don't do this in 2_4 (or 2_4_devel) at all since it'll be a
bit of a maintance headache (2.4.x, x <= A is CONFIG_ALL_PPC, > A might
be XXX or ALL_PPC, and >= B it got into kernel.org, ick..).
Perhaps we could even go as far as doing CONFIG_OPENFIRMWARE_PPC for
chrp/pmac/pop, bring back CONFIG_PREP for 'PReP', and work on doing
plaform support along the lines of Y/N instead of group A, B, or C.
Or barring all of that messy work, CONFIG_COMMON_PPC :)
Tom Rini (TR1265)
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