[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH v4 4/4] kernel: 3.18: Strip off all the useless options

Jonas Gorski jogo at openwrt.org
Mon Dec 15 05:23:25 EST 2014

On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 11:09 AM, Maxime Ripard wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 07:50:52PM +0100, Jonas Gorski wrote:
>> One other thing I just noticed: this currently makes "make
>> kernel_*config" unusable. "make kernel_oldconfig" will ask about about
>> everything that is at its defaultvalue, while finishing any *config
>> will result all default values to be added to the config-* in
>> target/linux/<target>/. This might be easily fixable by running make
>> savedefconfig first before the openwrt scripts create the difference
>> from the generic config-* and the new .config for the new target
>> config-*
> Hmmm, indeed. I'll fix that.

Don't get too hung up on the kernel_oldconfig asking about everything
part. I currently don't see a way to fix that with reduced configs, as
the information required for that is exactly what you are trying to
lose. So I won't expect the impossible ;-)

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