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Date:   Sat, 9 Dec 2017 09:04:47 -0800
From:   Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>
To:     Vincent Legoll <vincent.legoll@...il.com>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
        Byungchul Park <byungchul.park@....com>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
        Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@...hat.com>,
        Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>,
        "Luis R. Rodriguez" <mcgrof@...nel.org>,
        Nicholas Piggin <npiggin@...il.com>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Linux Kernel ML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Make "Memory Debugging" a menuconfig to ease disabling it
 all

On 12/09/2017 04:40 AM, Vincent Legoll wrote:
> This patch introduces some Kconfig warnings:
> 
> warning: (X86) selects HAVE_DEBUG_KMEMLEAK which has unmet direct
> dependencies (DEBUG_MEMORY)
> warning: (X86) selects HAVE_ARCH_KASAN which has unmet direct
> dependencies (DEBUG_MEMORY)
> warning: (X86) selects ARCH_HAS_DEBUG_VIRTUAL which has unmet direct
> dependencies (DEBUG_MEMORY)
> warning: (X86) selects HAVE_DEBUG_STACKOVERFLOW which has unmet direct
> dependencies (DEBUG_MEMORY)
> 
> What would be the best way to fix that ?
> 
> excluding those config options from the "if DEBUG_MEMORY" code
> block seems to alleviate the warnings, but is that OK to do ?
> 
> Would moving them out of the if/endif block be acceptable ?

That sounds OK to me since none of them have prompts, i.e., they are
not user visible, but they are indicators of what the arch supports.

-- 
~Randy

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