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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4] printk: Add monotonic, boottime, and realtime timestamps

On 08/07/2017 02:47 PM, John Stultz wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 11:04 AM, Prarit Bhargava <> wrote:
>> On 08/07/2017 12:52 PM, John Stultz wrote:
>>> Still not quite following why you're updating all the defconfigs. I'd
>>> make sure the Kconfig default settings are right, and leave updating
>>> the defconfig to arch/device maintainers. It adds a lot of noise to
>>> the patch.
>> Hmm ... I thought it was up to the patch submitter to make sure that
>> 'make defconfig' still worked? Are you sure I can leave that broken?
>> /me *really* doesn't want to get yelled at by every arch maintainer.
> No. Don't break systems, but at the same time, can't you use the
> default value in Kconfig to set it properly so the old defconfig
> settings don't really matter?
> Apologies if I've not followed the issue properly, but it is odd, as
> I'm not sure I can think of a patch I've seen before that had so much
> defconfig noise in it. Again, I've not looked into it closely, so it
> may just be my own ignorance, but it makes me suspect there is a
> better way.

peterz? Want to offer a suggestion? The issue is that I'm changing a bool
config option to an int and that impacts all the arch's defconfigs. John points
out that this is a lot of churn and we're both wondering if there's a better way
to do the configs.


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