Re: [PATCH 4/4] Makefile.subtrees: document how to update kconfig

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On Fri, Feb 04, 2022 at 10:59:18PM +0100, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Fri, 2022-02-04 at 13:56 -0800, Luis Chamberlain wrote:
> > 
> > Look at it this way, you can apply this and then get upates in the
> > future by just using one command (and folks do the effort as a group)
> > or you can try to do the update now yourself and deal with the effort.
> > 
> No no, I meant
>  - remove the kconfig code
>  - add a rule to copy the kconfig code from the kernel we're generating
>    the backport from
> That might not really be ideal since you'd end up using kconfig from a
> newer kernel against an older kernel,


> but we have that either way, even
> if we take your github tree?


> > As it is right Thomas was waiting on some update on kconfig on
> > backports, so he can update the integration work. Which way do you
> > prefer to go?
> That just needs patch 1, no?

Um, it requires updating kconfig to work with some newer stuff.
So no, I think it requires picking either updating kconfig manually or
using this git subtree.

> In integration I assume you don't use
> backports's kconfig at all.

It does, it uses the kernel target's kconfig.

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