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Re: [BLOG] custom kernel config

From: Efraim Flashner
Subject: Re: [BLOG] custom kernel config
Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 10:50:45 +0300
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On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 08:15:16PM -0400, Mark H Weaver wrote:
> Hi Marius,
> Marius Bakke <address@hidden> writes:
> > I just want to point out an (IMO) easier way to provide a custom kernel
> > configuration, that does not involve the "make-linux-libre" procedure:
> >
> > (define-public linux-libre/custom
> >   (package
> >     (inherit linux-libre)
> >     (native-inputs
> >      `(("kconfig" ,(local-file "kernel.config"))
> >        ,@(alist-delete "kconfig"
> >                        (package-native-inputs linux-libre))))))
> >
> > At the end of the day, Linux-Libre is just a regular package that can be
> > inherited and overridden like any other :-)
> I think this is the approach we should promote for now.  I would prefer
> to leave 'make-linux-libre' as an internal implementation detail, and
> hopefully one with a limited life span.
>       Thanks,
>         Mark

I've removed my custom E2140 kernel config example and replaced it with
the above example. I've changed "/custom" to "/E2140". I've also taken
the "Linux-Libre is just a ..." sentence and prepended it to the

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