Generic desktop/server/laptop lable is confusing [Was Re: [PATCH 3/7] Basic Freescale MPC512x support]

Grant Likely grant.likely at
Wed Jan 9 08:40:30 EST 2008

On 1/8/08, John Rigby <jrigby at> wrote:
> >
> > It may work, but it pulls in code like prom_init.c that is not needed on
> > non-OF boards.  It's also quite confusing to have an embedded board's
> > checkbox only show up when you say yes to "Generic desktop/server/laptop".
> >
> I have to agree with this, I have been confused by this myself.
> Perhaps the prompt should be changed to something less
> confusing?

I'm agreeable to that.  Maybe simply "Multiplatform" with a better
description in the help text?


Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.

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