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SubjectRe: [PATCH] config: Add 'make kvmconfig'
On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 02:07:14PM +0200, Sasha Levin wrote:
> This patch adds 'make kvmconfig' which allows to add KVM guest support
> to a config file.
> This allows for easier testing of configurations under virtualized
> environments.
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <>
> Cc: Linus Torvalds <>
> Cc: Michal Marek <>
> Cc: Pekka Enberg <>
> Cc:
> Cc:
> Suggested-by: Ingo Molnar <>
> Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <>

Two points about the implmentation that I do not like...

The kvmconfig is an x86 specific thing - so it does not belong
in the scripts/kconfig/Makefile

The *config namespace is general config targets.

Move the implmentation to arch/x86/Makefile and name the target
something that does not match the *config pattern.


make kvmbootable

To tell that this convert the current config to a kvmbootable config.

And then add the target to the x86 specific help too.


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