cleaning up the Kconfig menu structure -- the bigger picture

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at
Sat Oct 9 02:42:00 EST 2004

On Fri, 8 Oct 2004, Tom Rini wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 08, 2004 at 07:16:18AM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>>   in that case, if you wanted to configure "CPM SCC Ethernet", why
>> would you go under "MPC8xx CPM Options" rather than the general
>> networking menu?  this is clearly inconsistent.
> Because the CPM1/CPM2 enet drivers are still waiting to be cleaned up a
> bit more, and moved there.  The FEC enet driver that Pantelis wrote
> lives in drivers/net/ for example.

ok, that's cool.

>>   more to the point, i've always found it a bit strange that selecting
>> "8xx" as a processor would suddenly cause the top-level "MPC8xx CPM
>> Options" menu to appear, when other 8xx-related stuff was still
>> scattered elswewhere throughout the kernel source tree.
> That's kinda the opposite direction of where I want things to move.

i wasn't really arguing for any *particular* rearrangement, just 
arguing for *some* rearrangement that would be more consistent in 
terms of layout, that's all.  and it sounds like it's already 
underway, so i'll shut up about it now.


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