[RFC PATCH] Kconfig: Enable Kconfig fragments to be used for defconfig

Catalin Marinas catalin.marinas at arm.com
Sat Jul 17 02:03:41 EST 2010

On Wed, 2010-07-14 at 00:04 +0100, Grant Likely wrote:
> - It still doesn't resolve dependencies.  A solver would help with this.
>   For the time being I work around the problem by running the generated
>   config through 'oldconfig' and looking for differences.  If the files
>   differ (ignoring comments and generateconfig_* options) after oldconfig,
>   then the <board>_defconfig target returns a failure.  (but leaves the
>   new .config intact so the user can resolve it with menuconfig).  This
>   way at least the user is told when a Kconfig fragment is invalid.

It's not a solver but I'm pushing a patch to warn on selecting symbols
with unmet dependencies so that you can select further symbols (manual
solving). The patch is in linux-next but you also can grab it from:



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