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Re: [RFC PATCH v1 26/31] ARC: Build system: Makefiles, Kconfig, Linker s

To: James Hogan <james.hogan@imgtec.com>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v1 26/31] ARC: Build system: Makefiles, Kconfig, Linker script
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 20:30:50 +0100
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On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 05:49:57PM +0000, James Hogan wrote:

> On 07/11/12 09:47, Vineet Gupta wrote:
> > +config ARC
> 
> I just came across arch/mips/Kconfig which also defines ARC (and ARC32).
> It's only used within arch/mips/, however it's probably more likely that
> your ARC/CONFIG_ARC will find it's way into the generic bits of the
> kernel which could get hit when the other ARC is defined.
> 
> Perhaps it's worth getting the other ARC renamed just in case?

The MIPS world surely isn't as attached to the CONFIG_ARC config symbol
as Synopsis so I'm going to rename CONFIG_ARC and a few other firmware
related config symbols to use a consistent prefix of CONFIG_FW_.

  Ralf

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