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authorJavi Merino <javi.merino@arm.com>2012-03-30 13:37:02 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2012-03-30 16:03:15 -0700
commit673d29f9a00b0c63ad3f4e2136eb4e181281fbfd (patch)
treed6e0b84f86cd93afda6e34c8a2f5d9342c126811 /Documentation/kbuild/kconfig.txt
parentf52a759327b8b30fbf66da2d75961d2dbc7c6cfa (diff)
downloadleg-kernel-673d29f9a00b0c63ad3f4e2136eb4e181281fbfd.tar.gz
Documentation: mention scripts/diffconfig tool
The kconfig documentation suggests using plain 'diff' to compare config files and then adds "Yes, we need something better here". Commit a717417e7f96 ("kconfig: add diffconfig utility") added what that comment was looking for. Signed-off-by: Javi Merino <javi.merino@arm.com> Cc: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig.txt b/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig.txt
index c313d71324b4..9d5f2a90dca9 100644
--- a/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig.txt
@@ -28,12 +28,10 @@ new (default) values, so you can use:
grep "(NEW)" conf.new
-to see the new config symbols or you can 'diff' the previous and
-new .config files to see the differences:
+to see the new config symbols or you can use diffconfig to see the
+differences between the previous and new .config files:
- diff .config.old .config | less
-
-(Yes, we need something better here.)
+ scripts/diffconfig .config.old .config | less
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Environment variables for '*config'