Re: [GIT PULL 2/3] Kconfig updates for v4.19

From: Masahiro Yamada
Date: Thu Aug 16 2018 - 03:54:39 EST

Hi Linus,

2018-08-16 6:10 GMT+09:00 Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> On Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 10:58 AM Masahiro Yamada
> <yamada.masahiro@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Masahiro Yamada (15):
>> kconfig: make syncconfig update .config regardless of sym_change_count
> This one is annoying me.
> I don't care if it updates .config. But it does so *noisily*, so now
> my build scripts en dup having extra noise coming out from them in the
> form of another
> scripts/kconfig/conf --syncconfig Kconfig
> #
> # configuration written to .config
> #
> which is just distracting me and doesn't seem to add any value at all.
> Ok, so it happens because I for legacy reasons have a "made dep" that
> isn't useful any more (but my fingers have that as the "let's do a
> kernel build" now macro), but it does seem to be entirely pointless.
> Why make that big noise about something that doesn't even *do*
> anything?
> Linus

I see.

I wrote this patch:

I will apply it to my tree with some other fixes
and send another pull request in this MW.

Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada