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