lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2011]   [Jul]   [14]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    From
    Date
    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] Kconfig: Allow disabling of CONFIG_DEVPORT
    On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 2:21 PM, Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de> wrote:
    > On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 01:34:52PM -0700, Mike Waychison wrote:
    >> It would be useful to build kernels with disabled support of /dev/port
    >> for systems where we do not want to allow an administrator to access IO
    >> ports directly.
    >>
    >> To do so however, CONFIG_DEVPORT needs to be user-selectable.  Give this
    >> configuration option a name and help description.
    >>
    >> Google-Bug-Id: 3177114
    >
    > What is that field?  It's not something that I've ever seen before...

    This is for our internal reference.

    >
    > Please don't push internal fields like this to public patches, it only
    > causes confusion...

    It hasn't caused any problems so far. It helps us track things as we
    pull code back downstream.
    --
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2011-07-15 00:19    [W:0.020 / U:61.380 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site