EV-64260-BP & GT64260 bi_recs

Tom Rini trini at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Apr 3 06:12:35 EST 2002

On Tue, Apr 02, 2002 at 12:29:55PM -0500, Dan Malek wrote:
> I'm glad you found _some_ of the humor in it :-)
> Paul Mackerras wrote:
> >Two reasons: (a) it seems to be that (for example) most of the if
> >statements in arch/ppc/config.in are concerned with embedded boards,
> Well, yes, and at one point I tried to create config.in files that were
> unique to the boards/peripherals that were just callouts from config.in.
> That didn't last long because all of these were incorporated (not by me :-)
> into config.in and other places.  I thought having these board specific
> configuration files was kind of nice, kept arch/ppc/config.in cleaner,
> kept the interdependencies localized to a sensible place, but I guess
> someone thought different when it got merged from the development tree.

It was probably me.  One thing I want to do in the 2.5 tree is make
arch/ppc/platforms/{8xx,4xx}.in and source those from
arch/ppc/config.in, as well as move network things to network Config
files, and so on.

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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