Re: [PATCH] arch/x86/xen: remove depends on CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL
From: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
Date: Sat Feb 23 2013 - 14:12:05 EST
On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 09:03:20AM -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 3:59 AM, Dongsheng Song
> <dongsheng.song@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 3:29 PM, Kees Cook <keescook@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> The CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL config item has not carried much meaning for a
> >> while now and is almost always enabled by default. As agreed during the
> >> Linux kernel summit, remove it from any "depends on" lines in Kconfigs.
> >> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Cc: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Cc: Mukesh Rathor <mukesh.rathor@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Cc: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >> ---
> >> arch/x86/xen/Kconfig | 2 +-
> >> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >> diff --git a/arch/x86/xen/Kconfig b/arch/x86/xen/Kconfig
> >> index 93ff4e1..8cada4c 100644
> >> --- a/arch/x86/xen/Kconfig
> >> +++ b/arch/x86/xen/Kconfig
> >> @@ -53,7 +53,7 @@ config XEN_DEBUG_FS
> >> config XEN_X86_PVH
> >> bool "Support for running as a PVH guest (EXPERIMENTAL)"
> > Why not remove this 'EXPERIMENTAL' too ?
> It was unclear to me if the feature was actually considered unstable.
> I can resend with the text removed from the title too, if that's the
> correct action here?
It certainly is unstable right now (which is why it was unstaged from
the v3.9 train). I hope that by v3.10 it won't be - at which
point this patch (and the EXPERIMENTAL) makes sense.
So could you respin it please with the text removed as well - and I will
queue it up in the branch that carries the PVH feature?
> >> - depends on X86_64 && XEN && EXPERIMENTAL
> >> + depends on X86_64 && XEN
> >> default n
> >> help
> >> This option enables support for running as a PVH guest (PV guest
> >> --
> >> 188.8.131.52
> >> --
> >> Kees Cook
> >> Chrome OS Security
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