Re: [RFC PATCH] ARM: debug: Add prompt for FRAME_POINTER to Kconfig.debug

From: Gregory Fong
Date: Thu Apr 09 2015 - 14:17:11 EST

On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 12:45 AM, Russell King - ARM Linux
<linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 08, 2015 at 05:04:43PM -0700, Gregory Fong wrote:
>> Without a prompt string, it is impossible to disable FRAME_POINTER on
>> ARM. It will simply set the default value anytime you run 'make'.
> Have you read the comment above it?

Yes! It says that you'll kill those who disable the option, but
that's not itself a reason to be completely unable to turn it off.

Just think of it as a good way to increase your reputation as a bounty hunter ;)

Seriously though, I agree it's a terrible idea to turn this off in
general, but really that's not a reason to make it impossible, as it
does still have value in very specific cases. You can still disable
CONFIG_BUG, for example.
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