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From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
To: Narendra K <Narendra.K@dell.com>
Cc: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>,
	linux-efi <linux-efi@vger.kernel.org>,
	Mario Limonciello <Mario.Limonciello@dell.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	James Morse <james.morse@arm.com>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Ask user input only when CONFIG_X86 or CONFIG_COMPILE_TEST is set to y
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 20:50:45 +0200
Message-ID: <CAMuHMdVriPMVWdNOD4ytZQFPmad7CvD_4utbw1PxMJBua1TSfQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191010174710.GA2405@localhost.localdomain>

Hi Narendra,

On Thu, Oct 10, 2019 at 7:47 PM <Narendra.K@dell.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 09, 2019 at 04:11:04PM +0200, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> > On Wed, 2 Oct 2019 at 21:44, <Narendra.K@dell.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > From: Narendra K <Narendra.K@dell.com>
> > >
> > > For the EFI_RCI2_TABLE kconfig option, 'make oldconfig' asks the user
> > > for input as it is a new kconfig option in kernel version 5.4. This patch
> > > modifies the kconfig option to ask the user for input only when CONFIG_X86
> > > or CONFIG_COMPILE_TEST is set to y.
> > >
> > > The patch also makes EFI_RCI2_TABLE kconfig option depend on CONFIG_EFI.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Narendra K <Narendra.K@dell.com>

> > >  drivers/firmware/efi/Kconfig | 5 ++++-
> > >  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/drivers/firmware/efi/Kconfig b/drivers/firmware/efi/Kconfig
> > > index 178ee8106828..6e4c46e8a954 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/firmware/efi/Kconfig
> > > +++ b/drivers/firmware/efi/Kconfig
> > > @@ -181,7 +181,10 @@ config RESET_ATTACK_MITIGATION
> > >           reboots.
> > >
> > >  config EFI_RCI2_TABLE
> > > -       bool "EFI Runtime Configuration Interface Table Version 2 Support"
> > > +       bool
> > > +       prompt "EFI RCI Table Version 2 Support" if X86 || COMPILE_TEST

Why the split of bool and prompt?
Why not simply add a single line "depends on X86 || COMPILE_TEST"?

> >
> > You can drop the || COMPILE_TEST as well.
>
> I will drop this part of the change in the next version of the patch.

Why drop that part? Isn't it good to have more compile test coverage?

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                        Geert

-- 
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
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Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-02 19:44 Narendra.K
2019-10-09 14:11 ` Ard Biesheuvel
2019-10-10 17:47   ` Narendra.K
2019-10-10 18:50     ` Geert Uytterhoeven [this message]
2019-10-11  9:43       ` Narendra.K
2019-10-11 10:01         ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-10-11 12:55           ` Narendra.K
2019-10-12 17:04             ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-10-13 19:08               ` Narendra.K

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