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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2018-08-25 13:40:38 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2018-08-25 13:40:38 -0700
commit1bc276775d93faf42a3bb1c684cdb838ded8be56 (patch)
tree7f822bffe2487d71057f0d9f008eef158b636c57 /Documentation/kbuild
parentb8dcdab36f5394a09b66516057cccf61a81a3877 (diff)
parentd503ac531a5246e4d910f971b213807fea925956 (diff)
Merge tag 'kbuild-v4.19-2' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/masahiroy/linux-kbuild
Pull more Kbuild updates from Masahiro Yamada: - add build_{menu,n,g,x}config targets for compile-testing Kconfig - fix and improve recursive dependency detection in Kconfig - fix parallel building of menuconfig/nconfig - fix syntax error in clang-version.sh - suppress distracting log from syncconfig - remove obsolete "rpm" target - remove VMLINUX_SYMBOL(_STR) macro entirely - fix microblaze build with CONFIG_DYNAMIC_FTRACE - move compiler test for dead code/data elimination to Kconfig - rename well-known LDFLAGS variable to KBUILD_LDFLAGS - misc fixes and cleanups * tag 'kbuild-v4.19-2' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/masahiroy/linux-kbuild: kbuild: rename LDFLAGS to KBUILD_LDFLAGS kbuild: pass LDFLAGS to recordmcount.pl kbuild: test dead code/data elimination support in Kconfig initramfs: move gen_initramfs_list.sh from scripts/ to usr/ vmlinux.lds.h: remove stale <linux/export.h> include export.h: remove VMLINUX_SYMBOL() and VMLINUX_SYMBOL_STR() Coccinelle: remove pci_alloc_consistent semantic to detect in zalloc-simple.cocci kbuild: make sorting initramfs contents independent of locale kbuild: remove "rpm" target, which is alias of "rpm-pkg" kbuild: Fix LOADLIBES rename in Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt kconfig: suppress "configuration written to .config" for syncconfig kconfig: fix "Can't open ..." in parallel build kbuild: Add a space after `!` to prevent parsing as file pattern scripts: modpost: check memory allocation results kconfig: improve the recursive dependency report kconfig: report recursive dependency involving 'imply' kconfig: error out when seeing recursive dependency kconfig: add build-only configurator targets scripts/dtc: consolidate include path options in Makefile
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/kbuild')
2 files changed, 2 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig-language.txt b/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig-language.txt
index c54cb7cb9ff4..864e740811da 100644
--- a/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig-language.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig-language.txt
@@ -545,7 +545,7 @@ make KBUILD_KCONFIG=Documentation/kbuild/Kconfig.recursion-issue-02 allnoconfig
Practical solutions to kconfig recursive issue
-Developers who run into the recursive Kconfig issue have three options
+Developers who run into the recursive Kconfig issue have two options
at their disposal. We document them below and also provide a list of
historical issues resolved through these different solutions.
@@ -553,7 +553,6 @@ historical issues resolved through these different solutions.
b) Match dependency semantics:
b1) Swap all "select FOO" to "depends on FOO" or,
b2) Swap all "depends on FOO" to "select FOO"
- c) Consider the use of "imply" instead of "select"
The resolution to a) can be tested with the sample Kconfig file
Documentation/kbuild/Kconfig.recursion-issue-01 through the removal
diff --git a/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt b/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt
index 766355b1d221..7b6a2b2bdc98 100644
--- a/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt
@@ -680,7 +680,7 @@ Both possibilities are described in the following.
- HOSTLOADLIBES_qconf := -L$(QTDIR)/lib
+ HOSTLDLIBS_qconf := -L$(QTDIR)/lib
When linking qconf, it will be passed the extra option