[coreboot] some thoughts on dts vs. Kconfig vs. makefiles vs. C code

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Wed Mar 5 06:08:15 CET 2008

On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 7:35 AM, Jordan Crouse <jordan.crouse at amd.com> wrote:

>  Excellent.  I feel compelled to chime in on behalf of buildrom.  The
>  fewer files that we need to copy and/or modify from buildrom to
>  coreboot-v3 to get what we need, the happier we will be.   If we find
>  ourselves constantly changing values in the dts or in Makefiles, then
>  that should be a really good clue that perhaps the value belongs in
>  Kconfig instead.  I don't think anybody likes how we're doing configuration
>  now - I look forward to being able to copy a single .config file in
>  place, or, at the worst, being able to construct a single .config file
>  with the changes we need.

What would you change? Do you mean that the settings in the mainboard
dts should be in a .config file?

If we do that, we're going to need to make parsing the dts part of the
make menuconfig process. Or did I miss the point?


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