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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 7/7] kconfig: search for a config to base the local(mod|yes)config on
    On 4/30/09, Steven Rostedt <> wrote:
    > From: Steven Rostedt <>
    > Instead of using the .config in the local directory. This patch
    > changes to search various locations for a config.
    > Here's the list and order of search:
    > /proc/config.gz
    > /boot/vmlinuz-`uname -r`
    > vmlinux # local to the directory
    > /lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/kernel/configs.ko
    > kernel/configs.ko
    > kernel/configs.o
    > .config
    > Once it finds a file that contains a config (it checks if the binary
    > objects have configs first) it then uses it to create the .config
    > with minimum modules needed.

    Maybe this has already been discussed, but is there some reason for
    omitting /boot/config-`uname -r`? My understanding as a user of a
    specific distribution was that kernel packages provide these files,
    and therefore do not feel the need to enable CONFIG_IKCONFIG.


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