Subject: Re: More config changes, for ro source tree and disjoint build trees
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/12/1996 23:05:56
Jason Thorpe <> writes:

> The config grammar could be changed to understand an "option" keyword 
> which tells it to emit an "option_<option>.h" file.  These "option" 
> directives could be placed in sys/conf/files and the machine-dependent 
> files.<whatever> ... for bus-specific options, files.<bus>.

To be honest, I would rather see something which allowd you to nearly
build a kernel config file from a running kernel.  I would love to see
some sort of "supported options" list in the kernel itself, with names
and status info.