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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 1/7] build: add debug menu to Kconfig

On 5/3/16 10:18 AM, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>> On 03.05.16 at 17:10, <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 03/05/16 16:05, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>>>> On 03.05.16 at 16:29, <cardoe@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> --- /dev/null
>>>> +++ b/xen/Kconfig.debug
>>>> @@ -0,0 +1,7 @@
>>>> +
>>>> +menuconfig DEBUG
>>>> +  bool "Debugging Options"
>>> One more thing: In the unstable branch this should really default to
>>> y, and the release check list should be adjusted to say that this
>>> default needs to be dropped (or inverted) while preparing a release.
>>> And obviously the "debug=" also needs to go away from ./Config.mk.
>> Things other than Xen make use of debug= in the root Config.mk. 
>> Valgrind client requests for example in libxc.
>> That option can't be moved without providing an alternative.
> Why can't it be moved into tools/ if that's where it is still of interest?
> Jan

You could argue it could then move into the autoconf script which would
make the knobs more consistent for each part of the tree. The tools/
bits always as autoconf and the xen/ bits as Kconfig.

Doug Goldstein

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