Re: [PATCH] config: Add 'make kvmconfig'

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On 2.11.2011 10:17, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Michal Marek <mmarek@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 2.11.2011 09:41, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>>> Yeah. Note that it's more like an 'add' operation, not a modify 
>>> operation, thus:
>>>
>>> 	make addconfig=kvm
>>>
>>> or:
>>>
>>> 	make addconfig kvm
>>>
>>> would be intuitive and would work well too.
>>>
>>> Sam, Michal, which one would you prefer? The latter might have the 
>>> advantage that it's additive, enabling future usages like:
>>>
>>> 	make addconfig kvm debug
>>
>> The problem is that neither of these fit into the make command syntax:
>>
>>     make addconfig kvm debug
>>
>> tells make to build three different targets, and
>>
>>     make addconfig=kvm
>>
>> tells make to create a variable named addconfig with the value kvm 
>> and build the default target. And BTW, you or someone else 
>> reassured me earlier in the thread that this is going to be needed 
>> for the kvm case solely, so why are you inventing something generic 
>> now? :)
> 
> Because we are trying to find *something* that is both usable and 
> which you guys are willing to ack.
> 
> So what's your suggestion? Is 'make kvmconfig' OK?

As I said, make kvmconfig is fine with me, if it's just this single case.

Michal

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