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    SubjectRe: Additional kconfig targets (cloneconfig, nonint_oldconfig etc)
    On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 05:11:39PM -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
    > On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 04:47:03PM -0400, Andres Salomon wrote:
    >
    > > > 3) Implement newsymbolsconfig (any better name?)
    > > > Shall list all new symbols and shall not write
    > > > any config
    > >
    > > I'm not sure I see the point of #3.
    >
    > It's something we've had in Fedora kernels forever, because
    > when rebasing to a new upstream version the process becomes
    >
    > make newsymbolsconfig
    > take list of symbols, and make decisions on them
    > make oldconfig
    >
    >
    > without it, the process would be..
    >
    > make oldconfig
    > note new symbol, make decision
    > make oldconfig
    > note a 2nd new symbol, make decision
    > make oldconfig
    > note a 3rd new symbol..
    > make oldconfig..
    > you get the idea.

    It's actually

    make oldconfig
    [note new symbol, make decision]
    [note new symbol, make decision]
    [note new symbol, make decision]
    make

    so the number of decisions and invocations are the same.

    > The way we have it isn't perfect, (adding a new symbol may unhide
    > another set of new symbols), but it reduces the number of iterations
    > needed dramatically.



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