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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.

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