Re: [PATCH] v3 kconfig: place git SHA1 in .config output if in SCM

From: Paul E. McKenney
Date: Fri Mar 05 2010 - 15:49:50 EST

On Fri, Mar 05, 2010 at 09:31:10PM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> (Dropping cloos as that address is bouncing my mails.)
> On Friday 05 March 2010, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> > s/you're over-designing this/you are freaking paranoid/
> Whatever makes you happy :-)


> > With that change, I plead guilty to charges as read. But again, I am
> > worried about the case where one person generates the .config file
> > and someone else is reading it.
> Not sure that's very relevant. A person reading it will still get the same
> oldfashioned basic info as when a build is done from a tree that's not
> under an SCM. And he won't really be in a position where he can fix the
> errors anyway.

But the person reading it is in a position to ask the person sending the
.config to fix their build system.

Thanx, Paul
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