[PATCH 2/2] powerpc, 5200: add defconfig for charon board

Heiko Schocher hs at denx.de
Mon Dec 6 20:13:00 EST 2010

Hello Anatolij,

Anatolij Gustschin wrote:
> On Mon, 06 Dec 2010 08:30:37 +0100
> Heiko Schocher <hs at denx.de> wrote:
>> Hello Wolfram,
>> Wolfram Sang wrote:
>>> On Sat, Dec 04, 2010 at 09:21:54AM +0100, Heiko Schocher wrote:
>>> There shall be only one mpc5200-defconfig. Does the genric one work with your
>>> board?
>> Just tried, mpc5200_defconfig works for me, but...
>> ... I miss there the LM81 and RTC DS1374 support ... and in another
>> patchset from me, I add SM501 support for this board ... also
>> for example, I don;t need CONFIG_FB_RADEON*, CONFIG_SPI* defines
>> Hmm.. I understand that maintaining the board_defconfigs is a nightmare.
>> Just a fast thought (I am not a kconfig expert):
>> As there is a mpc5200_defconfig, couldn;t we get rid of the board
>> defconfig(s), and add instead a possibility to store only the changes
>> against the mpc5200_defconfig in a file? That would save a lot of unneeded
>> lines, and maintaining would be easier as common 5200 config options
>> are stored in mpc5200_defconfig ... and a "make board_settings" would do:
> You can save a reduced config file in ./defconfig by running
> "make savedefconfig". This ./defconfig file can also be used as a
> board config file in arch/powerpc/configs/52xx/. Look e.g. at the
> config files under arch/powerpc/configs/52xx/.

Ah, Ok, great.

If such a file is accepted in mainline, I make a v2 post.

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