From: Randy Dunlap on
On 05/07/10 00:02, Am�rico Wang wrote:
> On Thu, May 06, 2010 at 12:48:34PM -0400, Aristeu Rozanski wrote:
>> This patch has been around for a long time in Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise
>> Linux kernels and it may be useful for others. The nonint_oldconfig target
>> will fail and print the unset config options while loose_nonint_oldconfig will
>> simply let the config option unset. They're useful in distro kernel packages
>> where the config files are built using a combination of smaller config files.
>> Arjan van de Ven wrote the initial nonint_config and Roland McGrath added the
>> loose_nonint_oldconfig.
>> v2:
>> - when -B and -b are used, return "2" so the reason can be distinguished from
>> other errors
>> v3:
>> - help updated
>> - nonint_oldconfig won't update the config file if options are missing
> The patch looks fine, but, why the name 'nonint_oldconfig'?
> My English is not good enough to see what 'nonint' standards for...


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