On Sat, 2013-07-20 at 17:59 +0000, Thorsten Glaser wrote: > Ben Hutchings dixit: > > >For myself, I don't much care if non-release architectures have weird > >configurations. > > Right, but it’s still better if every Debian architecture > “feels” similar enough. I’m very much *not* knowledgeable > about Linux kernels other than 2.0.3x ;-) so I’d appreciate > feedback nevertheless, to keep the “feel” harmonised. So you should minimise the per-architecture and per-flavour configuration. > >But the configurations will still need to be written as > >a list of overriding definitions, not a complete generated .config. > > Yes, but how to do that? The file you referenced only says > in which order they’re concatenated, but I’ve got no idea > what overrides what, etc. The default order of precedence, ignoring featuresets, is: debian/config/$deb_arch/config.$flavour [highest] debian/config/$deb_arch/config debian/config/kernelarch-$src_arch/config debian/config/config [lowest] Additional files can be included if there's a need to share overrides on a different level, e.g. debian/config/armel/config-reduced > Did nobody script that yet? I can’t believe that. Script what? > (Anyway, it’ll still be a while until I have something > I can submit, so no need to hurry. But I’d like to be > steered back into the correct direction should I stray.) Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Humans are not rational beings; they are rationalising beings.
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