Re: [PATCH] init/Kconfig: Fix break in middle of EXPERT menu
From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Tue May 12 2015 - 03:05:08 EST
* Josh Triplett <josh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Commit e1abf2cc8d5 ("bpf: Fix the build on BPF_SYSCALL=y &&
> !CONFIG_TRACING kernels, make it more configurable") made BPF_SYSCALL no
> longer hidden with !EXPERT, but left it in the middle of the EXPERT
> menu. menuconfig stops putting config items under a submenu once it
> encounters an item that doesn't depend on the menu's config item, so
> this caused the remainder of the EXPERT menu to spill out into the
> containing menu around it. Fix by moving BPF_SYSCALL before the EXPERT
> menu, next to BPF.
> Fixes: e1abf2cc8d5 ("bpf: Fix the build on BPF_SYSCALL=y && !CONFIG_TRACING kernels, make it more configurable")
> Signed-off-by: Josh Triplett <josh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Ingo, do you want to take this through -tip? Or should this go
> through some other tree?
I can pick it up, but -mm might be better suited for this, if you do:
> I'm also thinking about splitting the entire EXPERT menu into a
> separate Kconfig.expert and including it from init/Kconfig, to make
> it clear that everything in that menu should only be visible if
> EXPERT. Right now, the long EXPERT menu blends into the longer
> init/Kconfig, and issues like this happen every few kernel releases.
That's a good idea as well.
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