Re: [stable] RFC: deprecate CONFIG_X86_CPU_DEBUG and schedule itfor rapid removal

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Fri Jan 22 2010 - 20:52:55 EST

On 01/22/2010 05:20 PM, Greg KH wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 05:05:08PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> On 01/22/2010 04:53 PM, Andrew Morton wrote:
>>> Would it not be better to fix that problem (perhaps just with the
>>> revert) so that 2.6.33, 2.6.32.x and earlier can be fixed? Then we can
>>> nuke the feature in 2.6.34.
>>> Alternatively, we can nuke the feature from 2.6.33 and 2.6.32.x and
>>> earlier right now. Where "nuke" might mean "make it difficult to
>>> enable".
>>> Whatever. Bottom line is that it'd be nice to do something to fix up
>>> 2.6.33 and earlier.
>> I would be all for nuking the feature immediately. The easiest way to
>> nuke the feature quickly is to make it a noninteractive Kconfig feature.
>> All in favor?
> /me raises his hand.
> A Kconfig change would be nice to have.

I take that as an Acked-by: ...

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