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From: Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org>
To: Daniel Walker <danielwa@cisco.com>
Cc: Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@csgroup.eu>,
	will@kernel.org, daniel@gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us,
	arnd@kernel.org, akpm@linux-foundation.org,
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	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	microblaze <monstr@monstr.eu>,
	linux-mips@vger.kernel.org, nios2 <ley.foon.tan@intel.com>,
	openrisc@lists.librecores.org, linux-hexagon@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-riscv@lists.infradead.org, x86@kernel.org,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 19/20] mips: Convert to GENERIC_CMDLINE
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2021 14:04:08 -0500
Message-ID: <20210408190408.GA1724284@robh.at.kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210406173836.GW2469518@zorba>

On Tue, Apr 06, 2021 at 10:38:36AM -0700, Daniel Walker wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 02, 2021 at 03:18:21PM +0000, Christophe Leroy wrote:
> > -config CMDLINE_BOOL
> > -	bool "Built-in kernel command line"
> > -	help
> > -	  For most systems, it is firmware or second stage bootloader that
> > -	  by default specifies the kernel command line options.  However,
> > -	  it might be necessary or advantageous to either override the
> > -	  default kernel command line or add a few extra options to it.
> > -	  For such cases, this option allows you to hardcode your own
> > -	  command line options directly into the kernel.  For that, you
> > -	  should choose 'Y' here, and fill in the extra boot arguments
> > -	  in CONFIG_CMDLINE.
> > -
> > -	  The built-in options will be concatenated to the default command
> > -	  line if CMDLINE_OVERRIDE is set to 'N'. Otherwise, the default
> > -	  command line will be ignored and replaced by the built-in string.
> > -
> > -	  Most MIPS systems will normally expect 'N' here and rely upon
> > -	  the command line from the firmware or the second-stage bootloader.
> > -
> 
> 
> See how you complained that I have CMDLINE_BOOL in my changed, and you think it
> shouldn't exist.
> 
> Yet here mips has it, and you just deleted it with no feature parity in your
> changes for this.

AFAICT, CMDLINE_BOOL equates to a non-empty or empty CONFIG_CMDLINE. You 
seem to need it just because you have CMDLINE_PREPEND and 
CMDLINE_APPEND. If that's not it, what feature is missing? CMDLINE_BOOL 
is not a feature, but an implementation detail.

Rob

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Thread overview: 28+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-02 15:18 [PATCH v4 00/20] Implement GENERIC_CMDLINE Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 01/20] cmdline: Add generic function to build command line Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 02/20] drivers: of: use cmdline building function Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 03/20] x86/efi: Replace CONFIG_CMDLINE_OVERRIDE by CONFIG_CMDLINE_FORCE Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 04/20] drivers: firmware: efi: use cmdline building function Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 05/20] cmdline: Gives architectures opportunity to use generically defined boot cmdline manipulation Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 06/20] powerpc: convert strcpy to strlcpy in prom_init Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 07/20] powerpc: Convert to GENERIC_CMDLINE Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 08/20] arm: " Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 09/20] arm64: " Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 10/20] hexagon: " Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 11/20] microblaze: " Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 12/20] nios2: " Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 13/20] openrisc: " Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 14/20] riscv: " Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 15/20] sh: " Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 16/20] sparc: " Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 17/20] xtensa: " Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 18/20] x86: " Christophe Leroy
2021-04-08 19:41   ` Rob Herring
2021-04-09 10:20     ` Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 19/20] mips: " Christophe Leroy
2021-04-06 17:38   ` Daniel Walker
2021-04-08 19:04     ` Rob Herring [this message]
2021-04-09  1:23       ` Daniel Walker
2021-04-20 16:05         ` Christophe Leroy
2021-04-02 15:18 ` [PATCH v4 20/20] cmdline: Remove CONFIG_CMDLINE_EXTEND Christophe Leroy
2021-04-06 16:56 ` [PATCH v4 00/20] Implement GENERIC_CMDLINE Daniel Walker

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