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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v8 00/28] Kconfig conversion

On 12/18/15 4:30 AM, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Tue, 2015-12-15 at 07:12 -0600, Doug Goldstein wrote:
>> The following series is a follow on to the Kconfig conversion patch
>> series.
> It occurred to me this morning that we probably ought to stash the .config
> somewhere on install in such a way that it can be associated with the Xen
> binary (i.e. with the same full suffix as the binary itself, not the
> abridged symlink names), maybe as $(BOOT_DIR)/$(T)-
> $(XEN_FULLVERSION).config?
> Maybe no so important right now, but once we start getting user visible
> options we are going to want this.
> I hesitate to suggest that we may also want an equivalent of /proc/kconfig,
> i.e. hypercall to retrieve the running config, or even a debug key to dump
> it to the console. Both of those are more complex and secondary to
> installing it somewhere I think.
> Ian.

Yes. I wholeheartedly agree. This is in my follow on patch series that I
plan on posting this afternoon.

Doug Goldstein

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