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Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH v2 00/37] Support Kconfig in QEMU

From: Thomas Huth
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH v2 00/37] Support Kconfig in QEMU
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:52:53 +0100
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On 2019-01-15 15:10, Yang Zhong wrote:
> This Kconfig implementation is rebased from Paolo's branch
> https://github.com/bonzini/qemu/commits/kconfig
> I rebased most of patches except other ARCHs board definitions
> this time.
> https://github.com/yangzhon/qemu/commits/topic/upstream/Kconfig
> The current RFC patches only support
> (*) x86_64 platform build
>     Once design is fixed, we can do other archs.
> (*) defconfig
>     "randconfig" build has some issues, which are mostly related
>     with CONFIG* in Kconfig.host abd configure. In randconfig mode,
>     some CONFIG* has different setting value in config-host.mak and
>     %/config-device.mak, which make QEMU build failure.
> (*) Kconfig in hw/ directory
> The current configure and build command are same with previous
> commands and if we want to disable or enable some features, like
> "tcg", we still need add "--enable/--disable-tcg" in configure
> command line. If we want to disable one emulation device, we can
> disable this in related Kconfig file in hw/ directory.
> The current build command:
> (*) ./configure --target-list=x86_64-softmmu
> (*) make -j8
> Since the Kconfig language replace traditional CONFIG_* in
> default-config/%-softmmu.mak, the %-softmmu.mak file only
> define embeded boards or machines, like 440fx and Q35 in x86_64
> platform. The Kconfig has already defined dependency topology
> between different Kconfig files, but there are still some issues
> (*) Kconfig for configure(config-host.mak)
>     Some CONFIG* in configure  need some logic to generate, those
>     are hard to input this CONFIG* in Kconfig.host or Kconfig* file.
> (*) Kconfig for %config-target.mak
>     The CONFIG* in %/config-target.mak file, this is still related
>     with configure.
> (*) randconfig support issue.
> Before this RFC patches, we have talked Kconfig in another thread
> http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2018-09/msg02827.html
> Please give your comments on this RFC thread, many thanks!

I just gave your series a try and compared the
x86_64-softmmu/config-devices.mak before applying the patches and
afterwards. Looks pretty good so far, there were just two settings that
suddenly changed:


changed to:


I guess these switches still need to be selected by the machines?


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