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SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test3 Make defconfig or menuconfig - unchoosables
On Sat, 9 Aug 2003 18:24:29 +0200
Voluspa <> wrote:

> Looking for the fabled but hard to locate "ikconfig":

Hi there..

For some reason this is the only piece that has not made it
into the mainline. I'm not sure who's shepherding this through
but i've attached the outstanding patch.


diff -urN -X dontdiff linux-1.5/init/Kconfig linux-2.5-osdl/init/Kconfig
--- linux-2.5/init/Kconfig 2003-07-14 09:36:04.000000000 -0700
+++ linux-2.5-osdl/init/Kconfig 2003-07-14 09:52:16.000000000 -0700
@@ -109,6 +109,31 @@
13 => 8 KB
12 => 4 KB

+config IKCONFIG
+ bool "Kernel .config support"
+ ---help---
+ This option enables the complete Linux kernel ".config" file
+ contents, information on compiler used to build the kernel,
+ kernel running when this kernel was built and kernel version
+ from Makefile to be saved in kernel. It provides documentation
+ of which kernel options are used in a running kernel or in an
+ on-disk kernel. This information can be extracted from the kernel
+ image file with the script scripts/extract-ikconfig and used as
+ input to rebuild the current kernel or to build another kernel.
+ It can also be extracted from a running kernel by reading
+ /proc/ikconfig/config and /proc/ikconfig/built_with, if enabled.
+ /proc/ikconfig/config will list the configuration that was used
+ to build the kernel and /proc/ikconfig/built_with will list
+ information on the compiler and host machine that was used to
+ build the kernel.
+ bool "Enable access to .config through /proc/ikconfig"
+ depends on IKCONFIG
+ ---help---
+ This option enables access to kernel configuration file and build
+ information through /proc/ikconfig.

menuconfig EMBEDDED
bool "Remove kernel features (for embedded systems)"
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