This is a discussion on [PATCH 1/2] Staging: only build the tree if we really want to - Kernel ; From: Greg Kroah-Hartman This Kconfig change allows the common 'make allmodconfig' and 'make allyesconfig' build options to skip the staging tree, which is probably what you want to have happen anyway. This makes the linux-next developer's life a lot easier ...
From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
This Kconfig change allows the common 'make allmodconfig' and
'make allyesconfig' build options to skip the staging tree, which is
probably what you want to have happen anyway.
This makes the linux-next developer's life a lot easier so he doesn't
have to worry about changes that break the staging tree, that's for me
to worry about...
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman
drivers/staging/Kconfig | 20 ++++++++++++++++++--
1 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
diff --git a/drivers/staging/Kconfig b/drivers/staging/Kconfig
index e1654f5..0a49cd7 100644
@@ -21,7 +21,23 @@ menuconfig STAGING
If in doubt, say N here.
+ bool "Exclude Staging drivers from being built"
+ default y
+ Are you sure you really want to build the staging drivers?
+ They taint your kernel, don't live up to the normal Linux
+ kernel quality standards, are a bit crufty around the edges,
+ and might go off and kick your dog when you aren't paying
+ Say N here to be able to select and build the Staging drivers.
+ This option is primarily here to prevent them from being built
+ when selecting 'make allyesconfg' and 'make allmodconfig' so
+ don't be all that put off, your dog will be just fine.
@@ -45,4 +61,4 @@ source "drivers/staging/at76_usb/Kconfig"
-endif # STAGING
+endif # !STAGING_EXCLUDE_BUILD
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