Generic desktop/server/laptop lable is confusing [Was Re: [PATCH 3/7] Basic Freescale MPC512x support]
scottwood at freescale.com
Wed Jan 9 08:46:24 EST 2008
Grant Likely wrote:
> On 1/8/08, John Rigby <jrigby at freescale.com> 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
> I'm agreeable to that. Maybe simply "Multiplatform" with a better
> description in the help text?
Why do we need a config option for "multiplatform" at all? It seems to
be currently used to hang a few random, non-embeddy things off of such
as real OF and SMT. Let's clean up the mess rather than change the
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