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SubjectRe: kbuild update
On Sun, Sep 16, 2007 at 08:58:03AM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Sun, 16 Sep 2007, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
>
> > A summary of what is planned to be submitted in next merge window for kbuild.
> > The shortlog below have additional details but the headlines are:
> ...
> > o add script to find unused kconfig symbols (try it!)
>
> based on my experiences with this, unless you filter carefully, you're
> going to end up with a *whack* of false positives given the number of
> developers who elect to name their local macros starting with a prefix
> of "CONFIG_". good luck dealing with *that*. :-)
This is useful for specific people but not for kernel janitorial fodder.
As you already experience the amount of false positive are too high.

But for a developer of a module it is no deal to ignore the false
positives.

It is for godd reasons not integrated in the build process.

Sam
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