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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCHv5] 00/28] Kconfig conversion

On 11/24/15 9:58 AM, Andrew Cooper wrote:
> On 20/11/15 19:09, Doug Goldstein wrote:
>> The following series is a follow on to the Kconfig conversion patch series.
>> There are still more components to convert however this is the bare minimal
>> to get everything working and get the options out of the existing makefiles.
>> The CONFIG_HAS_ variables are there to match the behavior of the Linux
>> CONFIG_HAVE_ variables. The purpose is to say that this hardware/profile/env
>> supports this option while the CONFIG_ variable states that this option was
>> requested on/off by user intervention.
>> The UARTs are now uniformly prefixed as CONFIG_UART_ and dropping most of the
>> CONFIG_HAS_ labeling for them. This means they are now user selectable as
>> requested by Julien Grall in the prior review. The question I've got is
>> the old config was just for selecting defaults. Users could enable the OMAP
>> UART for arm64 for example but I'm not sure if that's valid. Currently this
>> patchset makes those UARTs not user selectable if they were not previously
>> defaulted on. But I would like some feedback on this if possible.
>> Ultimately my goal is to allow for more parts of the hypervisor to be turned
>> off at compile time and potentially make it easier to include more
>> experimental features by others which can be turned off by default. Also to
>> provide the one true location for all possible knobs in the source code.
>> The patch series can be grabbed at:
>> https://github.com/cardoe/xen/tree/kconfig_v5
> Having had a play with this, everything appears to be in order.
> Acked-by: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Tested-by: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Thankyou very much for your work here.

There's now a conflict in staging due to the NUMA changes. Its a simple
conflict and does not affect the resultant build. I will post a v6 to
resolve the conflict to make it easier to merge.

Doug Goldstein

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