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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 4/5] kernel hacking: new config DEBUG_EXPERIENCE to apply GCC -Og optimization
On 05/05/2018 04:57 PM, Du, Changbin wrote:
> On Thu, May 03, 2018 at 10:28:23AM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
>> On Thu, 3 May 2018 21:45:46 +0800
>> "Du, Changbin" <> wrote:
>>>> With that gcc comment, I still think CONFIG_OPTIMIZE_DEBUG is more
>>>> inline with what it is and understandable than
>>>> CONFIG_DEBUG_EXPERIENCE. The "OPTIMIZE" is the key word there.
>>>> -- Steve
>>> What about CONFIG_CC_OPTIMIZE_FOR_DEBUGGING? We alreay have
>> Yes I like that much better.
>>> And do we need to move it to existing configuration menu "General setup->
>>> Compiler optimization level"? But I also want it appear in "kernel hacking"
>>> since this is a debug option.
>> I understand why you would want it by debugging, but I think it does
>> make more sense to be included with the above two other options, as
>> they are all mutually exclusive.

mm, sounds good.

>> This brings up the topic of creating config paradigms. That is, a way
>> of saying "I want a debug kernel" and select one option that selects
>> everything you would expect. Or perhaps we should have a:
>> make debug_config

Sometimes I want to build allmodconfig-minus-debug options ... but not
all debug options. I still want debugfs but most options that end with
_DEBUG are disabled. I.e., I don't want the options that cause big
run-time slowdowns. (unless I cause that by printing some debugfs

Can (or one of its cousins) help with that?

> Agree, I accomplish this by running script scripts/kconfig/
>> that does it.
>> But that's a different topic. For now, I would just included it in
>> init/Kconfig, and not worry about it not showing up in kernel hacking.



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