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From: John Bradford <john@grabjohn.com>
To: john@grabjohn.com, zippel@linux-m68k.org
Cc: ecki-lkm@lina.inka.de, Fabian.Frederick@prov-liege.be,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, rpjday@mindspring.com
Subject: RE: why the current kernel config menu layout is a mess
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 16:28:48 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200307251528.h6PFSmPQ001169@81-2-122-30.bradfords.org.uk> (raw)

> > Maybe a completely new, out of kernel tree configurator would be worth
> > thinking about, leaving the in-kernel configurator as a legacy option.
> > I know the config system underwent a major overhaul during 2.5, but I
> > think we could go even further.
>
> Maybe you should look first at something before you throw it away?
> Kconfig is already modular, the Kconfig parser is a library, which you can 
> easily connect to your favourite script language and then you can do with 
> the Kconfig data whatever you want.

Sorry, I meant make the current targets, like menuconfig and xconfig
legacy options, not eliminate the Kconfig parser altogether.

John.

             reply	other threads:[~2003-07-25 15:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-25 15:28 John Bradford [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-07-25 15:53 John Bradford
2003-07-25 14:58 John Bradford
2003-07-25 15:07 ` Roman Zippel
2003-07-25 15:26 ` Robert P. J. Day
2003-07-25 15:51   ` Tomas Szepe
2003-07-25 16:11   ` Herbert Pötzl
2003-07-25 13:18 Frederick, Fabian
2003-07-25  0:56 Robert P. J. Day
2003-07-25  1:27 ` Bernd Eckenfels
2003-07-25 12:46   ` Robert P. J. Day
2003-07-25 14:10     ` Tomas Szepe

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