Re: [PATCH RFC] kconfig: place git SHA1 in .config output if ingit tree

From: Paul E. McKenney
Date: Mon Mar 01 2010 - 20:21:05 EST

On Mon, Mar 01, 2010 at 03:46:26PM -0500, James Cloos wrote:
> >>>>> "Paul" == Paul E McKenney <paulmck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Paul> Agreed! The "-dirty" modifier for the case of changes not yet
> Paul> checked into git looks especially helpful.
> Except that the script calls »git update-index --refresh --unmerged«
> and »git diff-index --name-only HEAD«, both of which are painfully
> slow and resource intensive.
> I'd hate to have that run every time I make a kernel.

Good point... Should we have an environment variable that controls this

Thanx, Paul
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