I made a patch for the config utility, which enables execution of config outside of the kernel source tree.
The main purpose is to avoid large number of configuration files for many boards.
I work on D-Link DIR-320 device (Broadcom BCM5354) which must have more than 4 different profiles with different kernel
If every device have 3-5 configs (with different hints files), every chip have ~ 5-10 vendors (producing devices on this chip),
every chip family have 10-20 chips (BCM5354 is a BCM4700 family), and platform have 10-20 family's, so we get 40000 files in conf
directory of platform
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Status: In Progress Changed: (is less than) 2014-06-01
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