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Subject[PATCH 9/9] Documentation: update SubmitChecklist for O=objdir and kconfig testing
From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>

Add build testing using 'O=builddir'.

Add build testing with various kconfig symbols disabled, listing
common ones that are known to cause build problems.

Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
---
Documentation/SubmitChecklist | 12 ++++++++++++
1 file changed, 12 insertions(+)
--- lnx-2634-docs.orig/Documentation/SubmitChecklist
+++ lnx-2634-docs/Documentation/SubmitChecklist
@@ -18,6 +18,8 @@ kernel patches.

2b: Passes allnoconfig, allmodconfig

+2c: Builds successfully when using O=builddir
+
3: Builds on multiple CPU architectures by using local cross-compile tools
or some other build farm.

@@ -95,3 +97,13 @@ kernel patches.

25: If any ioctl's are added by the patch, then also update
Documentation/ioctl/ioctl-number.txt.
+
+26: If your modified source code depends on or uses any of the kernel
+ APIs or features that are related to the following kconfig symbols,
+ then test multiple builds with the related kconfig symbols disabled
+ and/or =m (if that option is available) [not all of these at the
+ same time, just various/random combinations of them]:
+
+ CONFIG_SMP, CONFIG_SYSFS, CONFIG_PROC_FS, CONFIG_INPUT, CONFIG_PCI,
+ CONFIG_BLOCK, CONFIG_PM, CONFIG_HOTPLUG, CONFIG_MAGIC_SYSRQ,
+ CONFIG_NET, CONFIG_INET=n (but latter with CONFIG_NET=y)

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