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Re: Proposal: TEST kernel config files

On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 07:59:06PM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> > include "arch/macppc/conf/GENERIC"
> > options DIAGNOSTIC
> > options LOCKDEBUG
> BTW, i386 had GENERIC_DIAGNOSTIC in the past.
> There were also some objections that claimed building extra kernels
> for tests (including ALL) in made build slower and unacceptable.
> (we can simply add MKFOO options to enable it though)
> > ...where GENERIC can be any kernel suitable for a starting point, and 
> > the options are ones generally decided upon.
> I'm afraid DIAGNOSTIC might still cause incompatiblity around module(7)
> (i.e. some sources might have #ifdef DIAGNOSTIC in structure etc.)
> so it's better to use MONOLITHIC if MODULAR is enabled in GENERIC.
> (though we need separate tests for module(7) in that case)

It'd be nice if we can make a rule that DIAGNOSTIC must keep ABI.

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