Re: [OT] kbuild syntax extension for ccflags and asflags (was: [PATCH 1/3] CodingStyle updates)

From: Sam Ravnborg
Date: Sat Sep 29 2007 - 16:23:27 EST

> > Lately I have considered extending the kbuild syntax a bit.
> >
> > Introducing
> > ccflags-y
> > asflags-y
> >
> > [with same functionality as the EXTRA_CFLAGS, EXTRA_AFLAGS]
> > would allow us to do:
> >
> Please do!
> That is very useful for testing and developing new modules.
> I learnt a lot from you in this regard and used that kind
> of syntax to the extreme in some other non-kernel project
> of mine. There it included also ccflags, asflags and so on.
> I further split that into -debug-y and -optimize-y flags,
> but that was just for my own convenience.

Thanks for feedback Ingo.
I just started a new thread were I outlined the ideas I have
for further extending (some may say uglifying) the kbuild syntax.
I will see the outcome of this thread before implmenting something.

PS. The implementation part is obviously trivial, the
hard part is the documentation :-)

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