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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Make CONFIG_EXPERT select CONFIG_DEBUG_KERNEL to unhide debug options
    On Sun, Jun 05, 2011 at 02:02:25PM -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
    > Several debugging options currently default to y, such as
    > CONFIG_DEBUG_BUGVERBOSE and CONFIG_DEBUG_RODATA. Embedded users might
    > want to turn those options off to save space; however, turning them off
    > requires turning on CONFIG_DEBUG_KERNEL to unhide them. Since
    > CONFIG_DEBUG_KERNEL exists specifically to unhide debugging options, and
    > CONFIG_EXPERT exists specifically to unhide options potentially needed
    > by experts and/or embedded users, make CONFIG_EXPERT automatically imply
    > CONFIG_DEBUG_KERNEL.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Josh Triplett <josh@joshtriplett.org>
    > ---
    >
    > Revised as requested by Ingo Molnar.
    >
    > init/Kconfig | 1 +
    > 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
    >
    > diff --git a/init/Kconfig b/init/Kconfig
    > index ebafac4..5e482a3 100644
    > --- a/init/Kconfig
    > +++ b/init/Kconfig
    > @@ -909,6 +909,7 @@ config ANON_INODES
    >
    > menuconfig EXPERT
    > bool "Configure standard kernel features (expert users)"
    > + select DEBUG_KERNEL

    Please add a quick comment that explains the reason for that select. Because
    without that changelog, it's very non obvious.

    Thanks.

    > help
    > This option allows certain base kernel options and settings
    > to be disabled or tweaked. This is for specialized
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