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SubjectRe: [PATCH] genirq: move debugfs option to kernel hacking
On Sun, Sep 01, 2019 at 08:23:02AM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Sun, 1 Sep 2019, Changbin Du wrote:
>
> > Just like the other generic debug options, move the irq one to
> > 'Kernel hacking' menu.
>
> Why?
>
> Kernel hacking is a inscrutable mess where you can waste a lot of time to
> find what you are looking for.
>
yes, the 'kernel hacking' menu has many items now and are not well structured.
Let me see if it can be improved.

> If I want to debug interrupts then having the option right there where all
> other interrupt related configuration is makes tons of sense.
>
> I would be less opposed to this when the kernel hacking menu would be
> halfways well structured, but you just chose another random place for that
> option which is worse than what we have now.
>
We already have an irq debug option CONFIG_DEBUG_SHIRQ here. Maybe we can group
them into a submenu.

> Thanks,
>
> tglx
>
>
>

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Cheers,
Changbin Du

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