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Date:   Tue, 14 Apr 2020 17:48:04 +0800
From:   Jason Wang <>
To:     Christian Borntraeger <>,
        Thomas Bogendoerfer <>,
        Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>,
        Paul Mackerras <>,
        Michael Ellerman <>,
        Heiko Carstens <>,
        Vasily Gorbik <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] vhost: do not enable VHOST_MENU by default

On 2020/4/14 下午3:26, Christian Borntraeger wrote:
> On 14.04.20 04:44, Jason Wang wrote:
>> We try to keep the defconfig untouched after decoupling CONFIG_VHOST
>> out of CONFIG_VIRTUALIZATION in commit 20c384f1ea1a
>> ("vhost: refine vhost and vringh kconfig") by enabling VHOST_MENU by
>> default. Then the defconfigs can keep enabling CONFIG_VHOST_NET
>> without the caring of CONFIG_VHOST.
>> But this will leave a "CONFIG_VHOST_MENU=y" in all defconfigs and even
>> for the ones that doesn't want vhost. So it actually shifts the
>> burdens to the maintainers of all other to add "CONFIG_VHOST_MENU is
>> not set". So this patch tries to enable CONFIG_VHOST explicitly in
>> defconfigs that enables CONFIG_VHOST_NET and CONFIG_VHOST_VSOCK.
>> Cc: Thomas Bogendoerfer<>
>> Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt<>
>> Cc: Paul Mackerras<>
>> Cc: Michael Ellerman<>
>> Cc: Heiko Carstens<>
>> Cc: Vasily Gorbik<>
>> Cc: Christian Borntraeger<>
> Fine with me.
> s390 part
> Acked-by: Christian Borntraeger<>
>   That was my first approach to get things fixed before I reported
> this to you.




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