Re: [PATCH 2/3] Kbuild: Implement CONFIG_UIMAGE_KERNEL_NOLOAD

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On Wed, 7 Mar 2012, Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD wrote:

> On 13:50 Wed 07 Mar     , Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> > On Wed, 7 Mar 2012, Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD wrote:
> > 
> > > On 17:30 Tue 06 Mar     , Stephen Warren wrote:
> > > > This allows the user to use U-Boot's mkimage's -T kernel_noload option
> > > > if their arch Kconfig allows it, and they desire.
> > > > 
> > > > Signed-off-by: Stephen Warren <swarren@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > ---
> > > > The next patch enables this new CONFIG_ALLOW_ option for ARM. I assume
> > > > that some other architectures will also be able to enable it, but I'm
> > > > not familiar enough with any to know which.
> > > I'm going to repeat. I don't think any impromevent here.
> > 
> > You know what?  I agree with you... on a conceptual level only though.
> > 
> > In reality, some people are are just too used to it, either for 
> > emotional reasons or simply because that's what was there before so they 
> > simply perpetuated it without thinking further, or whatever.  REmoving 
> > that support would just upset a lot of people.  And frankly we have 
> > better things to do than starting a flamewar over this.
> My concern is this new feature is available on new version of U-Boot only
> and people that does not have it and built the uImage are going to ask the
> question. Why bla bla bla....
> 
> Where people are supposed to RTFM
> 
> I do do not want to have the answer this and manage this.

Well, just don't then.


Nicolas
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