[oe] RFC: MACHINE_ namespace
koen at dominion.kabel.utwente.nl
Sun May 27 17:39:39 CEST 2007
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Marcin Juszkiewicz schreef:
> During usage of progear device (now packed due to lack of space) I found
> a problems related to how we use machine configs and X11.
> 1. We have "alsa" as one of machine features but no way to control kernel
> modules for it - all are added into machine config as
> MACHINE_EXTRA_RRECOMMENDS. Same goes to other features.
> 2. Progear device use X.org instead of KDrive so I had to create own
> images for it because by default we do not have a way to tell which X
> drivers need to be present in images.
> Proposed solution is adding MACHINE_ namespaces:
> MACHINE_KERNEL_ALSA = "kernel-module-snd-ali5451"
> MACHINE_KERNEL_PCMCIA = "kernel-module-yenta-socket"
> And other MACHINE_KERNEL_feature to control stuff used in task-base.
> MACHINE_X11_SERVER = "xserver-xorg"
> MACHINE_X11_DRIVERS = "xf86-video-siliconmotion xf86-input-mutouch"
> MACHINE_X11_SERVER will replace XSERVER used now, MACHINE_X11_DRIVERS will
> allow to add needed drivers to X11 images for device without creating
> custom ones.
> What do you think about this proposal?
Sounds pretty good, do you have a patch for it?
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