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

To: Martin Michlmayr <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [MIPS] create consistency in "system type" selection
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 10:27:25 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <>, Linux/MIPS Development <>
In-reply-to: <>
Original-recipient: rfc822;
References: <>
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.



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