[PATCH 07/37] x86, pkeys: Add Kconfig option

From: Dave Hansen
Date: Mon Nov 16 2015 - 22:44:21 EST

From: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

I don't have a strong opinion on whether we need a Kconfig prompt
or not. Protection Keys has relatively little code associated
with it, and it is not a heavyweight feature to keep enabled.
However, I can imagine that folks would still appreciate being
able to disable it.

Note that, with disabled-features.h, the checks in the code
for protection keys are always the same:

cpu_has(c, X86_FEATURE_PKU)

With the config option disabled, this essentially turns into an

We will hide the prompt for now.

Signed-off-by: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Reviewed-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

b/arch/x86/Kconfig | 4 ++++
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff -puN arch/x86/Kconfig~pkeys-01-kconfig arch/x86/Kconfig
--- a/arch/x86/Kconfig~pkeys-01-kconfig 2015-11-16 12:35:38.310306736 -0800
+++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig 2015-11-16 12:35:38.314306917 -0800
@@ -1680,6 +1680,10 @@ config X86_INTEL_MPX

If unsure, say N.

+ def_bool y
+ depends on CPU_SUP_INTEL && X86_64
config EFI
bool "EFI runtime service support"
depends on ACPI
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