Re: [PATCH 6/8] kconfig: fix randomising choice entries in presence of KCONFIG_ALLCONFIG

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Sat Apr 27 2013 - 17:01:17 EST

On Saturday 27 April 2013, Yann E. MORIN wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 02:05:37PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > On Thursday 25 April 2013 00:29:53 Yann E. MORIN wrote:
> > > From: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@xxxxxxx>
> > >
> > > Currently, randconfig does randomise choice entries, unless KCONFIG_ALLCONFIG
> > > is specified.
> > >
> > > For example, given those two files (Thomas' test-case):
> >
> > This patch has made it into linux-next today, and while I agree with
> > the basic idea, it seems to cause regressions for me.
> >
> > For these ARM defconfigs, 'make' always asks about USB_GADGET now
> OK, I threw in the towel on that one for tonight.
> I'll send a patch to revert this changeset, in the coming minutes.
> It will have to be revisited later on, and hopefully we can come to a
> proper solution during the pre-rc1 window, or at worst, early during the
> -rc phase (as I'm on holidays the next two weeks, I should find sometime
> to gather what remains of my courage to look at that again).

Ok, fair enough. For my own testing, I've actually started relying on the
behavior that is meant to be changed by the patch, even though I realize
that we should really randomize choice statements.

It's easy enough for me to change my script to always select
CONFIG_ARCH_MUTLIPLATFORM for ARM testing in the future.

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