Re: [tip:core/debug] debug: Make CONFIG_EXPERT selectCONFIG_DEBUG_KERNEL to unhide debug options

From: Frederic Weisbecker
Date: Mon Jun 06 2011 - 17:45:16 EST

On Mon, Jun 06, 2011 at 09:39:40PM +0000, tip-bot for Josh Triplett wrote:
> Commit-ID: 2458073da04571182748aa4289630dca52ba63cc
> Gitweb:
> Author: Josh Triplett <josh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> AuthorDate: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 09:51:30 -0700
> Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx>
> CommitDate: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 19:30:01 +0200
> debug: Make CONFIG_EXPERT select CONFIG_DEBUG_KERNEL to unhide debug options
> Several debugging options currently default to y, such as
> Embedded users might want to turn those options off to save space;
> however, turning them off requires turning on CONFIG_DEBUG_KERNEL to
> unhide them. Since CONFIG_DEBUG_KERNEL exists specifically to
> unhide debugging options, and CONFIG_EXPERT exists specifically
> to unhide options potentially needed by experts and/or embedded
> users, make CONFIG_EXPERT automatically imply CONFIG_DEBUG_KERNEL.
> Change various debugging options to only reference DEBUG_KERNEL,
> not EXPERT.
> Note that DEBUG_MEMORY_INIT defaulted to !EXPERT, which seemed
> wrong, since EXPERT should not directly affect anything except
> the availability of other options. (And EXPERT definitely
> shouldn't mean "implicitly turn off default safety features".)
> Change it to default to y, which means that turning on EXPERT
> does not automatically disable it, but will provide the option
> to disable it.
> Signed-off-by: Josh Triplett <josh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@xxxxxxxxx>

No, Nacked actually. I'm fine with the v2 that only changed
the EXPERT config to imply DEBUG_KERNEL. But all the other
changes here need to be revised, as I outlined in the thread.
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