Re: Obsolete config in kernel build system (XFS_TRACE)

From: Robert P. J. Day
Date: Wed Jan 20 2010 - 07:58:31 EST

On Wed, 20 Jan 2010, Christoph Egger wrote:

> Hi all!
> As part of the VAMOS[0] research project at the University of
> Erlangen we're checking referential integrity between kernel KConfig
> options and in-code Conditional blocks.
> Git commit 0b1b213fcf3a8486ada99a2bab84ab8c6f51b264 by
> Christoph Hellwig removed all References to CONFIG_XFS_TRACE, which is
> unreferenced from KConfig side from the linux source code so there's
> only a small bit of it left in KBuild. Mayee remove it as well?
> ./fs/xfs/Makefile:95
> +++>
> xfs-$(CONFIG_XFS_TRACE) += xfs_btree_trace.o
> <+++

if the reference is being removed from the Makefile, wouldn't it
also make sense to delete the corresponding source file as well?


Robert P. J. Day Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA

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