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Date:	Sun, 19 Feb 2012 10:12:29 -0800
From:	Randy Dunlap <>
To:	Geert Uytterhoeven <>
CC:	Andrew Morton <>,
	Konstantin Khlebnikov <>,
	Stephen Rothwell <>,, LKML <>,
	Sam Ravnborg <>, Michal Marek <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm: add config NUMA stub to all architectures

On 02/19/2012 09:01 AM, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 21:30, Andrew Morton<>  wrote:
>> On Fri, 17 Feb 2012 16:08:15 +0400
>> Konstantin Khlebnikov<>  wrote:
>>> Config NUMA must be defined for all architectures,
>>> otherwise IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_NUMA) does not work.
>>> Some arch-specific Kconfig already has this stub.
>>> This patch adds it to all remaining.
>> It would be better to teach IS_ENABLED() to handle this situation.  I
>> don't think there's a way of doing this with cpp :(
>> This limitation makes IS_ENABLED pretty dangerous, doesn't it?  It
>> makes it very easy to introduce build breakage with unexpected Kconfig
>> combinations.
> Indeed. Recently I discovered IS_ENABLED() and started recommending it
> to people for new code. But now I've seen the CONFIG_NUMA breakage,
> I no longer think this is a good recommendation.

adding Michal & linux-kbuild to cc: list.

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