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Date:   Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:51:25 -0400
From:   "Joel Fernandes (Google)" <>
Cc:     "Joel Fernandes (Google)" <>,
        Masahiro Yamada <>,
        Andrew Morton <>,,,,
        Dan Williams <>,,,
        Guenter Roeck <>,
        Jonathan Corbet <>,,
        Kees Cook <>,,,,,
        Manoj Rao <>,,,,,
        Shuah Khan <>,
Subject: [PATCH v7 2/2] init/config: Do not select BUILD_BIN2C for IKCONFIG

Since commit 13610aa908dc ("kernel/configs: use .incbin directive to
embed config_data.gz"), IKCONFIG no longer uses BUILD_BIN2C so prevent
it from being selected in Kconfig.

Reviewed-by: Masahiro Yamada <>
Signed-off-by: Joel Fernandes (Google) <>
 init/Kconfig | 1 -
 1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/init/Kconfig b/init/Kconfig
index 47c0db6e63a5..26a364a95b57 100644
--- a/init/Kconfig
+++ b/init/Kconfig
@@ -562,7 +562,6 @@ config BUILD_BIN2C
 config IKCONFIG
 	tristate "Kernel .config support"
-	select BUILD_BIN2C
 	  This option enables the complete Linux kernel ".config" file
 	  contents to be saved in the kernel. It provides documentation

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