1. 09 Sep, 2018 1 commit
    • Henrik Austad's avatar
      Drop all 00-INDEX files from Documentation/ · a7ddcea5
      Henrik Austad authored
      This is a respin with a wider audience (all that get_maintainer returned)
      and I know this spams a *lot* of people. Not sure what would be the correct
      way, so my apologies for ruining your inbox.
      
      The 00-INDEX files are supposed to give a summary of all files present
      in a directory, but these files are horribly out of date and their
      usefulness is brought into question. Often a simple "ls" would reveal
      the same information as the filenames are generally quite descriptive as
      a short introduction to what the file covers (it should not surprise
      anyone what Documentation/sched/sched-design-CFS.txt covers)
      
      A few years back it was mentioned that these files were no longer really
      needed, and they have since then grown further out of date, so perhaps
      it is time to just throw them out.
      
      A short status yields the following _outdated_ 00-INDEX files, first
      counter is files listed in 00-INDEX but missing in the directory, last
      is files present but not listed in 00-INDEX.
      
      List of outdated 00-INDEX:
      Documentation: (4/10)
      Documentation/sysctl: (0/1)
      Documentation/timers: (1/0)
      Documentation/blockdev: (3/1)
      Documentation/w1/slaves: (0/1)
      Documentation/locking: (0/1)
      Documentation/devicetree: (0/5)
      Documentation/power: (1/1)
      Documentation/powerpc: (0/5)
      Documentation/arm: (1/0)
      Documentation/x86: (0/9)
      Documentation/x86/x86_64: (1/1)
      Documentation/scsi: (4/4)
      Documentation/filesystems: (2/9)
      Documentation/filesystems/nfs: (0/2)
      Documentation/cgroup-v1: (0/2)
      Documentation/kbuild: (0/4)
      Documentation/spi: (1/0)
      Documentation/virtual/kvm: (1/0)
      Documentation/scheduler: (0/2)
      Documentation/fb: (0/1)
      Documentation/block: (0/1)
      Documentation/networking: (6/37)
      Documentation/vm: (1/3)
      
      Then there are 364 subdirectories in Documentation/ with several files that
      are missing 00-INDEX alltogether (and another 120 with a single file and no
      00-INDEX).
      
      I don't really have an opinion to whether or not we /should/ have 00-INDEX,
      but the above 00-INDEX should either be removed or be kept up to date. If
      we should keep the files, I can try to keep them updated, but I rather not
      if we just want to delete them anyway.
      
      As a starting point, remove all index-files and references to 00-INDEX and
      see where the discussion is going.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarHenrik Austad <henrik@austad.us>
      Acked-by: default avatar"Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
      Just-do-it-by: default avatarSteven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
      Reviewed-by: default avatarJens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
      Acked-by: default avatarPaul Moore <paul@paul-moore.com>
      Acked-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
      Acked-by: default avatarMark Brown <broonie@kernel.org>
      Acked-by: default avatarMike Rapoport <rppt@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
      Cc: [Almost everybody else]
      Signed-off-by: default avatarJonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
      a7ddcea5
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    • Sam Ravnborg's avatar
      x86: simplify "make ARCH=x86" and fix kconfig all.config · 6840999b
      Sam Ravnborg authored
      Simplify "make ARCH=x86" and fix kconfig so we again can set 64BIT in
      all.config.
      
      For a fix the diffstat is nice:
       6 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 36 deletions(-)
      
      The patch reverts these commits:
       - 0f855aa6 ("kconfig: add helper to set
         config symbol from environment variable")
       - 2a113281 ("kconfig: use $K64BIT to
         set 64BIT with all*config targets")
      
      Roman Zippel pointed out that kconfig supported string compares so
      the additional complexity introduced by the above two patches were
      not needed.
      
      With this patch we have following behaviour:
      
        # make {allno,allyes,allmod,rand}config [ARCH=...]
        option \ host arch      | 32bit         | 64bit
        =====================================================
        ./.                     | 32bit         | 64bit
        ARCH=x86                | 32bit         | 32bit
        ARCH=i386               | 32bit         | 32bit
        ARCH=x86_64             | 64bit         | 64bit
      
      The general rule are that ARCH= and native architecture takes
      precedence over the configuration.
      
      So make ARCH=i386 [whatever] will always build a 32-bit kernel
      no matter what the configuration says.  The configuration will
      be updated to 32-bit if it was configured to 64-bit and the
      other way around.
      
      This behaviour is consistent with previous behaviour so no
      suprises here.
      
      make ARCH=x86 will per default result in a 32-bit kernel but as
      the only ARCH= value x86 allow the user to select between 32-bit
      and 64-bit using menuconfig.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarSam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
      Cc: Roman Zippel <zippel@linux-m68k.org>
      Cc: Andreas Herrmann <aherrman@arcor.de>
      Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
      Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
      Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
      6840999b
    • Sam Ravnborg's avatar
      x86: simplify "make ARCH=x86" and fix kconfig all.config · 80ef88d6
      Sam Ravnborg authored
      Simplify "make ARCH=x86" and fix kconfig so we again
      can set 64BIT in all.config.
      
      For a fix the diffstat is nice:
       6 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 36 deletions(-)
      
      The patch reverts these commits:
      0f855aa6
      -> kconfig: add helper to set config symbol from environment variable
      
      2a113281
      -> kconfig: use $K64BIT to set 64BIT with all*config targets
      
      Roman Zippel pointed out that kconfig supported string
      compares so the additional complexity introduced by the
      above two patches were not needed.
      
      With this patch we have following behaviour:
      
      # make {allno,allyes,allmod,rand}config [ARCH=...]
      option \ host arch      | 32bit         | 64bit
      =====================================================
      ./.                     | 32bit         | 64bit
      ARCH=x86                | 32bit         | 32bit
      ARCH=i386               | 32bit         | 32bit
      ARCH=x86_64             | 64bit         | 64bit
      
      The general rule are that ARCH= and native architecture
      takes precedence over the configuration.
      So make ARCH=i386 [whatever] will always build a 32-bit
      kernel no matter what the configuration says.
      The configuration will be updated to 32-bit if it was
      configured to 64-bit and the other way around.
      
      This behaviour is consistent with previous behaviour so
      no suprises here.
      
      make ARCH=x86 will per default result in a 32-bit kernel
      but as the only ARCH= value x86 allow the user to select
      between 32-bit and 64-bit using menuconfig. 
      Signed-off-by: default avatarSam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
      Cc: Roman Zippel <zippel@linux-m68k.org>
      Cc: Andreas Herrmann <aherrman@arcor.de>
      Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
      Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
      Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
      80ef88d6
  22. 12 Nov, 2007 1 commit
    • Sam Ravnborg's avatar
      kconfig: use $K64BIT to set 64BIT with all*config targets · 2a113281
      Sam Ravnborg authored
      The variable K64BIT can now be used to select the
      value of CONFIG_64BIT.
      
      This is for example useful for powerpc to generate
      allmodconfig for both bit sizes - like this:
      make ARCH=powerpc K64BIT=y
      make ARCH=powerpc K64BIT=n
      
      To use this the Kconfig file must use "64BIT" as the
      config value to select between 32 and 64 bit.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarSam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
      Cc: Roman Zippel <zippel@linux-m68k.org>
      2a113281
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