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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/6] kbuild configuration system improvements
On Wed, 22 Jul 2009 23:48:42 +0200 Sam Ravnborg wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 01:43:21PM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > On Sat, 18 Jul 2009 09:21:38 +0200 Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> >
> > > On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 04:11:42PM +0800, Cheng Renquan wrote:
> > > > From: Cheng Renquan <crquan@gmail.com>
> > > >
> > > > These patches improve usability of kernel configuration system,
> > > >
> > > > 1. add symbol's value shown accompanied in config item's help message;
> > > > 2. move the real plumbing functions code from mconf.c to menu.c, make them
> > > > be able to be shared with other configuration methods;
> > > > 3. add "symbol's value shown" support for gconfig/xconfig/config;
> > > >
> > > > 0001-add-symbol-value-to-help-find-the-real-depend.patch
> > > > 0002-add-menu_get_ext_help-function-to-display-more-infor.patch
> > > > 0003-menuconfig-improvements.patch
> > > > 0004-make-use-of-menu_get_ext_help-in-gconfig.patch
> > > > 0005-make-use-of-menu_get_ext_help-in-qconfig.patch
> > > > 0006-make-use-of-menu_get_ext_help-in-make-config.patch
> > >
> > > I fixed them all up to:
> > > 1) include "kconfig:" prefix in subject
> > > 2) cc: of Roman Zippel which is kconfig maintainer
> > >
> > > There were a few checkpatch issues that I decided to ignore for now.
> > >
> > > Please always cc: Roman on kconfig patches as he is the mintainer.
> > >
> > > Applied to kbuild-next.git.
> >
> >
> > FWIW, I still get a segfault in gconfig (as I reported several months ago).
> > I suppose that if it's a real issue, someone else will also see this.
>
> I assumed it was fixed - the changelog patches did
> not mention any outstanding issues.
>
> Following fix is needed.

Ack, that works. Thanks.


> Sam
>
> diff --git a/scripts/kconfig/menu.c b/scripts/kconfig/menu.c
> index 931d782..b74f746 100644
> --- a/scripts/kconfig/menu.c
> +++ b/scripts/kconfig/menu.c
> @@ -528,5 +528,6 @@ void menu_get_ext_help(struct menu *menu, struct gstr *help)
> } else {
> str_append(help, nohelp_text);
> }
> - get_symbol_str(help, sym);
> + if (sym)
> + get_symbol_str(help, sym);
> }
>
>
>
>
> >
> > ---
> > ~Randy
> > LPC 2009, Sept. 23-25, Portland, Oregon
> > http://linuxplumbersconf.org/2009/
> >


---
~Randy
LPC 2009, Sept. 23-25, Portland, Oregon
http://linuxplumbersconf.org/2009/

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