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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Kconfig: add documentation

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Kconfig: add documentation
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 12:27:46 +0100
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On 11/02/19 18:17, Cornelia Huck wrote:
>> +
>> +This domain-specific language is based on the Kconfig language that 
>> originated in the
>> +Linux kernel, though it was heavily simplified and the handling of 
>> dependencies is
>> +stricter in QEMU.
>> +
>> +Unlike Linux, there is no user interface to edit the configuration, which 
>> is instead
>> +specified in per-target files under the ``default-configs/`` directory of 
>> the
>> +QEMU source tree.  This is because, unlike Linux, configuration and 
>> dependencies can be
>> +treated as a black box when building QEMU; the default configuration that 
>> +ships with should be okay in almost all cases.
> So this is only about devices and friends, and not about cpu features
> etc.?

For now it is...  Ideas are welcome on extensions to the mechanism; for
now it is only about what default-configs/ has always covered, just
better. :)


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