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Re: [PATCH] [MIPS] create consistency in "system type" selection

To: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [MIPS] create consistency in "system type" selection
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 11:28:52 +0100
Cc: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>, Linux/MIPS Development <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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On Wed, May 10, 2006 at 10:27:25AM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> On Tue, 9 May 2006, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > The "system type" Kconfig options on MIPS are not consistent.  For
> > some platforms, only the name is listed while other entries are
> > prepended with "Support for".  Remove this as it doesn't make sense
> > when describing the "system type".  This is in line with how e.g.
> > ARM handles this.
> 
> I guess the `Support for' prefix came from the era you could compile one 
> kernel
> that supported multiple systems.

You still can but they need to be lumped together into a single group
in the "System type" menu.  In reality it's not terribly interesting
and rarely tested.

  Ralf

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