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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
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')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/CodingStyle10
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/kernel-hacking.tmpl7
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/kgdb.tmpl6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/intel_txt.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/zh_CN/CodingStyle7
5 files changed, 4 insertions, 28 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/CodingStyle b/Documentation/CodingStyle
index 495e5ba1634..e00b8f0dde5 100644
--- a/Documentation/CodingStyle
+++ b/Documentation/CodingStyle
@@ -546,15 +546,7 @@ config AUDIT
logging of avc messages output). Does not do system-call
auditing without CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL.
-Features that might still be considered unstable should be defined as
-dependent on "EXPERIMENTAL":
-
-config SLUB
- depends on EXPERIMENTAL && !ARCH_USES_SLAB_PAGE_STRUCT
- bool "SLUB (Unqueued Allocator)"
- ...
-
-while seriously dangerous features (such as write support for certain
+Seriously dangerous features (such as write support for certain
filesystems) should advertise this prominently in their prompt string:
config ADFS_FS_RW
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
diff --git a/Documentation/intel_txt.txt b/Documentation/intel_txt.txt
index 849de1a78e7..91d89c54070 100644
--- a/Documentation/intel_txt.txt
+++ b/Documentation/intel_txt.txt
@@ -192,7 +192,7 @@ grub.conf needs to be modified as follows:
The kernel option for enabling Intel TXT support is found under the
Security top-level menu and is called "Enable Intel(R) Trusted
-Execution Technology (TXT)". It is marked as EXPERIMENTAL and
+Execution Technology (TXT)". It is considered EXPERIMENTAL and
depends on the generic x86 support (to allow maximum flexibility in
kernel build options), since the tboot code will detect whether the
platform actually supports Intel TXT and thus whether any of the
diff --git a/Documentation/zh_CN/CodingStyle b/Documentation/zh_CN/CodingStyle
index ecd9307a641..654afd72eb2 100644
--- a/Documentation/zh_CN/CodingStyle
+++ b/Documentation/zh_CN/CodingStyle
@@ -462,13 +462,6 @@ config AUDIT
logging of avc messages output). Does not do system-call
auditing without CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL.
-仍然被认为不够稳定的功能应该被定义为依赖于“EXPERIMENTAL”:
-
-config SLUB
- depends on EXPERIMENTAL && !ARCH_USES_SLAB_PAGE_STRUCT
- bool "SLUB (Unqueued Allocator)"
- ...
-
而那些危险的功能(比如某些文件系统的写支持)应该在它们的提示字符串里显著的声明这
一点: