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SubjectRe: [PATCH] bootconfig: Fix CONFIG_BOOTTIME_TRACING dependency issue
On Thu, 27 Feb 2020 10:18:08 +0100
Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org> wrote:

> Hi Hiramatsu-san,
>
> On Tue, Feb 25, 2020 at 4:47 PM Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org> wrote:
> > Since commit d8a953ddde5e ("bootconfig: Set CONFIG_BOOT_CONFIG=n by
> > default") also changed the CONFIG_BOOTTIME_TRACING to select
> > CONFIG_BOOT_CONFIG to show the boot-time tracing on the menu,
> > it introduced wrong dependencies with BLK_DEV_INITRD as below.
> >
> > WARNING: unmet direct dependencies detected for BOOT_CONFIG
> > Depends on [n]: BLK_DEV_INITRD [=n]
> > Selected by [y]:
> > - BOOTTIME_TRACING [=y] && TRACING_SUPPORT [=y] && FTRACE [=y] && TRACING [=y]
> >
> > This makes the CONFIG_BOOT_CONFIG selects CONFIG_BLK_DEV_INITRD to
> > fix this error and make CONFIG_BOOTTIME_TRACING=n by default, so
> > that both boot-time tracing and boot configuration off but those
> > appear on the menu list.
> >
> > Fixes: d8a953ddde5e ("bootconfig: Set CONFIG_BOOT_CONFIG=n by default")
> > Reported-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
> > Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
> > ---
> > init/Kconfig | 2 +-
> > kernel/trace/Kconfig | 1 -
> > 2 files changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/init/Kconfig b/init/Kconfig
> > index a84e7aa89a29..8b4c3e8c05ea 100644
> > --- a/init/Kconfig
> > +++ b/init/Kconfig
> > @@ -1217,7 +1217,7 @@ endif
> >
> > config BOOT_CONFIG
> > bool "Boot config support"
> > - depends on BLK_DEV_INITRD
> > + select BLK_DEV_INITRD
> > help
> > Extra boot config allows system admin to pass a config file as
> > complemental extension of kernel cmdline when booting.
> > diff --git a/kernel/trace/Kconfig b/kernel/trace/Kconfig
> > index 795c3e02d3f1..402eef84c859 100644
> > --- a/kernel/trace/Kconfig
> > +++ b/kernel/trace/Kconfig
> > @@ -145,7 +145,6 @@ config BOOTTIME_TRACING
> > bool "Boot-time Tracing support"
> > depends on TRACING
>
> Why not "depends on BLK_DEV_INITRD?" here?
>
> /me tries to contain the bloat introduced by the bootconfig stuff.

Because people like me will be scratching my head trying to figure out why
I don't see Boot-time Tracing support ;-)

-- Steve


>
> > select BOOT_CONFIG
> > - default y
> > help
> > Enable developer to setup ftrace subsystem via supplemental
> > kernel cmdline at boot time for debugging (tracing) driver
>
> Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
>
> Geert
>

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