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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] config: Add 'make kvmconfig'
    On 27.10.2011 16:11, Pekka Enberg wrote:
    > On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 3:51 PM, Michal Marek <> wrote:
    >>> I like the feature - i hope it's expressed in the right Kbuild-ish
    >>> fashion.
    >>> Acked-by: Ingo Molnar <>
    >> I hope we won't now also be getting make nfsconfig, make paeconfig and
    >> whatnot :). Also, the lists of select statements might need updates from
    >> time to time, if new dependencies appear.
    > The use case is to be able to take a .config posted in a bug report
    > and easily turn that into something that the KVM tool can boot.
    > "kvmconfig" really represents a virtualized x86 architecture
    > configuration. Maybe the naming is off because it's not about
    > individual features like paeconfig or nfsconfig would be but rather
    > about turning on all the required options for virtualized x86 for the
    > KVM tool.

    OK, if it's just this single use case, then why not.

    > If you have better ideas how to do this, we're happy to change the
    > implementation.

    The implementation is not as important as the new user interface that
    people get used to. And I think the user interface is OK. Regarding
    implementation, expect that you'll have to add more select statements
    from time to time. But there is ATM no better solution to this.


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