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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kconfig: introduce nonint_oldconfig and loose_nonint_oldconfig (v3)
On Fri, May 07, 2010 at 07:28:10AM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>On 05/07/10 00:02, Américo Wang wrote:
>> On Thu, May 06, 2010 at 12:48:34PM -0400, Aristeu Rozanski wrote:
>>> This patch has been around for a long time in Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise
>>> Linux kernels and it may be useful for others. The nonint_oldconfig target
>>> will fail and print the unset config options while loose_nonint_oldconfig will
>>> simply let the config option unset. They're useful in distro kernel packages
>>> where the config files are built using a combination of smaller config files.
>>> Arjan van de Ven wrote the initial nonint_config and Roland McGrath added the
>>> loose_nonint_oldconfig.
>>> v2:
>>> - when -B and -b are used, return "2" so the reason can be distinguished from
>>> other errors
>>> v3:
>>> - help updated
>>> - nonint_oldconfig won't update the config file if options are missing
>> The patch looks fine, but, why the name 'nonint_oldconfig'?
>> My English is not good enough to see what 'nonint' standards for...

Got it, thanks!
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