Re: [PATCH] Add option for allmodconfig

From: John Garry
Date: Tue Jan 07 2020 - 04:19:56 EST

On 06/01/2020 18:04, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
On Mon, Jan 6, 2020 at 6:18 PM John Garry <john.garry@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On 10/12/2019 12:09, John Garry wrote:

Hi Masahiro,

Could you please consider this patch?


Recently there has been some work in reporting and fixing bugs in booting
an allmodconfig kernel - here are a few examples:

If we want to boot an allmodconfig kernel we may still want to force some
loadable modules built-in, like UART drivers. Or just still turn off some

I do not understand why you need to use
for this purpose.

KCONFIG_ALLCONFIG=<path-to-your-config-fragment> make allmodconfig

should work.

Right, I could use that. But generally some people like to use directly:

./scripts/kconfig/ [-a] fragment

so nice to have -a option for completeness.