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Date:   Sun, 10 Dec 2017 01:27:42 +0900
From:   Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com>
To:     Ulf Magnusson <ulfalizer@...il.com>
Cc:     "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@...e.fr>,
        Linux Kbuild mailing list <linux-kbuild@...r.kernel.org>,
        Michal Marek <mmarek@...e.cz>, lacombar@...il.com,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kconfig: Remove menu_end_entry()

2017-10-05 11:36 GMT+09:00 Ulf Magnusson <ulfalizer@...il.com>:
> menu_end_entry() is empty and completely unused as far as I can tell:
>
>         $ git log -G menu_end_entry --oneline
>         a02f057 [PATCH] kconfig: improve error handling in the parser
>         1da177e Linux-2.6.12-rc2
>
> Last one is the initial Git commit, where menu_end_entry() is empty as
> well. I couldn't find anything that redefined it on Google either.
>
> It might be a debugging helper for setting a breakpoint after each
> config, menuconfig, and comment is parsed. IMO it hurts more than it
> helps in that case by making the parsing code look more complicated at a
> glance than it really is, and I suspect it doesn't get used much.
>
> Tested by running the Kconfiglib test suite, which indirectly verifies
> that the .config files generated by the C implementation for each
> defconfig file in the kernel stays the same.
>
> Signed-off-by: Ulf Magnusson <ulfalizer@...il.com>
> ---

Removing menu_end_entry() should be OK,
but it is tedious to sync *.y and *_shipped.

I'd like to apply v2 (https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9992029/)
on top of my patch (https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10103743/)


-- 
Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

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