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authorKees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>2012-10-02 11:16:15 -0700
committerKees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>2013-01-11 11:38:03 -0800
commit0335cb469ad4ab3072a4246ceb0573483fcee5bf (patch)
tree9dddc1aecd4a51820e293e57c6798a734ef640cd /Documentation/DocBook
parent5a958db311c416345a61b7bddc62a5c6c7112c7f (diff)
downloadlinux-0335cb469ad4ab3072a4246ceb0573483fcee5bf.tar.gz
Documentation: remove depends on CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL
The CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL config item has not carried much meaning for a while now and is almost always enabled by default. As agreed during the Linux kernel summit, remove it from any "depends on" lines in Kconfigs. CC: Rob Landley <rob@landley.net> CC: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz> CC: Masanari Iida <standby24x7@gmail.com> CC: Jason Wessel <jason.wessel@windriver.com> CC: Richard L Maliszewski <richard.l.maliszewski@intel.com> CC: Gang Wei <gang.wei@intel.com> CC: Shane Wang <shane.wang@intel.com> CC: Harry Wei <harryxiyou@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> Acked-by: Jason Wessel <jason.wessel@windriver.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/DocBook')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/kernel-hacking.tmpl7
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/kgdb.tmpl6
2 files changed, 2 insertions, 11 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/kernel-hacking.tmpl b/Documentation/DocBook/kernel-hacking.tmpl
index eee71426ecb..22e0bd1adf2 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/kernel-hacking.tmpl
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/kernel-hacking.tmpl
@@ -1185,13 +1185,6 @@ static struct block_device_operations opt_fops = {
</para>
<para>
- You may well want to make your CONFIG option only visible if
- <symbol>CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL</symbol> is enabled: this serves as a
- warning to users. There many other fancy things you can do: see
- the various <filename>Kconfig</filename> files for ideas.
- </para>
-
- <para>
In your description of the option, make sure you address both the
expert user and the user who knows nothing about your feature. Mention
incompatibilities and issues here. <emphasis> Definitely
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/kgdb.tmpl b/Documentation/DocBook/kgdb.tmpl
index 4ee4ba3509f..f77358f9693 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/kgdb.tmpl
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/kgdb.tmpl
@@ -94,10 +94,8 @@
<sect1 id="CompileKGDB">
<title>Kernel config options for kgdb</title>
<para>
- To enable <symbol>CONFIG_KGDB</symbol> you should first turn on
- "Prompt for development and/or incomplete code/drivers"
- (CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL) in "General setup", then under the
- "Kernel debugging" select "KGDB: kernel debugger".
+ To enable <symbol>CONFIG_KGDB</symbol> you should look under
+ "Kernel debugging" and select "KGDB: kernel debugger".
</para>
<para>
While it is not a hard requirement that you have symbols in your