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authorRegid Ichira <regid23@nt1.in>2013-09-12 03:35:48 +0300
committerYann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998@free.fr>2013-10-08 23:51:50 +0200
commit560909d433109e3da08757237f30576c71697914 (patch)
treeb187271ab45acac6e8f734893f517dad09e341a2 /Documentation/kbuild/kconfig.txt
parent86eb781889ec31f6421b86ab252ea609d456322d (diff)
Documentation/kbuild/kconfig.txt: 'make listnewconfig' replaces: yes "" | make oldconfig
Signed-off-by: Regid Ichira <regid23@nt1.in> Acked-by: Rob Landley <rob@landley.net> [yann.morin.1998@free.fr: fix trailing whitespace, commit subject] Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr>
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diff --git a/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig.txt b/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig.txt
index 8ef6dbb6a462..bbc99c0c1094 100644
--- a/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig.txt
@@ -20,16 +20,9 @@ symbols have been introduced.
To see a list of new config symbols when using "make oldconfig", use
cp user/some/old.config .config
- yes "" | make oldconfig >conf.new
+ make listnewconfig
-and the config program will list as (NEW) any new symbols that have
-unknown values. Of course, the .config file is also updated with
-new (default) values, so you can use:
- grep "(NEW)" conf.new
-to see the new config symbols or you can use diffconfig to see the
-differences between the previous and new .config files:
+and the config program will list any new symbols, one per line.
scripts/diffconfig .config.old .config | less