Re: [PATCH]: Prevent sn2 ptc code from executing on all ia64 subarches

From: Andreas Schwab <schwab_at_suse.de>
Date: 2005-12-14 02:10:15
Prarit Bhargava <prarit@sgi.com> writes:

> Andreas -- I just recieved the following from a PPC engineer at IBM:
>
> "I don't think it is possible to build a ppc kernel with just
> CONFIG_PPC_MULTIPLATFORM set. You'll need to "choose" another compile
> option such as "cell" or "iseries" or "pseries" or somesuch (from
> arch/powerpc/platforms/). Check arch/powerpc/configs for the relevant
> defconfigs."
>
> ... so it looks like this is currently limited to ia64 ...

CONFIG_PPC_MULTIPLATFORM is just a meta config that enables you to
configure for multiple platforms.  In this way it is perfectly comparable
to CONFIG_IA64_GENERIC.  The only difference is that CONFIG_IA64_GENERIC
enables _all_ platforms with one option, whereas CONFIG_PPC_MULTIPLATFORM
still lets you chose which one of the platforms to support at all, but you
can chose to support more than one in a single kernel.

Andreas.

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