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SubjectRe: [kconfig-sat] [ANN] init-kconfig - easy way to embrace Linux's kconfig
On Thu, 4 Oct 2018 13:53:19 -0700
Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@kernel.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 04, 2018 at 01:41:18PM -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
> > I would *love* to see Kconfig in Linux evolved to be more easily reused.
>
> This *can* happen. Let me itemize a few things off of my head I think
> would need to be done as its at least fresh in my head now:
>
> All we need from scripts/Kbuild.include is filechk and kecho (what I
> have in my scripts/Kbuild.include). This could be moved to
> scripts/Kbuild.basic, and so would make sync'ing easier.
>
> The scripts/kconfig/Makefile would need a respective modifications to
> make it work independently, see my scripts/kconfig/Makefile. Perhaps
> the biggest pain was resolving the target for
> scripts/kconfig/.mconf-cfg. If somehow we end up with a file which could
> work for both environments we're set.
>
> Other than this we'd need a simple script, say scripts/copy-kconfig.sh
> which would copy over only those files I took from scripts/kconfig.
>
> There's a few things to consider for a split copy / demo:
>
> * versioning *is not* part of kconfig
> * object building *is not* part of kconfig
>
> But the problem I faced was that to demo kconfig I had to use *something*
> for versioning and object building. The object building is simple, and
> the versioning scheme was just copied from Linux.
>
> What I ended up with the smallest demo I could come up with.
>

Are you attending Linux Plumbers in Vancouver? Because I think this
would be a very interesting BoF there.

-- Steve

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