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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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