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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC PATCH 2/2] build: convert crash_debug to Kconfig

>>> On 09.04.16 at 01:24, <JBeulich@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> On 25.03.16 at 22:02, <cardoe@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 3/25/16 2:49 PM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
>>> On Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 11:48:19AM -0500, Doug Goldstein wrote:
>>>> --- a/xen/Kconfig.debug
>>>> +++ b/xen/Kconfig.debug
>>>> @@ -4,3 +4,14 @@ menuconfig DEBUG
>>>>    ---help---
>>>>      If you want to debug Xen say Y and select any additional debugging
>>>>      support options.
>>>> +
>>>> +if DEBUG
>>> Perhaps if !defined then atuomatically enable it? Looking at Config.mk
>>> it seems you could do crash_debug without debug=y?
>> debug=y unfortunately is more than just a "meta" option that selects
>> verbose=y and frame_pointer=y. It also turns off NDEBUG so that debug
>> messages appear. I'm not sure how that should be mapped in the context
>> of this patch. Should the messages be enabled when DEBUG is enabled or
>> should there be another option?
> I think this should be each another option, defaulting in a way
> matching what the current implications are. Perhaps, as elsewhere,
> the prompts should again be made dependent upon EXPERT.

And, realizing this kind of contradicts an earlier reply, please take
this as a partial override to the earlier one. I'm really mainly
concerned of things getting too fine grained if they're not made
EXPERT dependent. Apart from that I think flexibility is generally


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