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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kconfig: introduce nonint_oldconfig and loose_nonint_oldconfig (v3)
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
>- when -B and -b are used, return "2" so the reason can be distinguished from
> other errors
>- 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...


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