[lfs-support] prerequisites

Henrik /KaarPoSoft henrik at kaarposoft.dk
Sun Sep 9 15:54:47 PDT 2012


On 09/10/12 00:05, Mikie wrote:
>
> >  "It replaces the current .config "   wow... now I'm really confused LOL
>
> >trying to understand
>
> >thanks tw3ak
>
> I am a confused newbie too tw3ak but I'm going to guess that each time 
> you run make menuconfig you get a new .config file.
>
> let's see what they say though.
>
Technically, "make menuconfig" replaces the current .config

However, it does so by loading the existing .config
then applying any changes you ask for in the menus
and then overwriting .config with the updated one.

So, copying an existing .config (eg. from your distro)
and then running "make menuconfig",
changing a few settings in the menus,
makes perfect sense.

You can always run a "diff" between the original .config
and the updated .config to see what has changed.

/Henrik



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