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Re: [PATCH] REMOTE_DEBUG, DEBUG config cleanup

To: Keith Owens <kaos@sgi.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] REMOTE_DEBUG, DEBUG config cleanup
From: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2003 09:59:16 -0800
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, jsun@mvista.com
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The hope is some other arches might adopt it too.  How about
CONFIG_RUNTIME_DEBUG?

While we are on the subject, Ralf and I also are thinking to 
change CONFIG_REMOTE_DEBUG to CONFIG_KGDB.  Any objections?

Jun

On Sun, Feb 16, 2003 at 10:59:35AM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Feb 2003 12:31:08 -0800, 
> Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com> wrote:
> >Remove false dependency.  Add help info for CONFIG_DEBUG.
> >+Enable run-time debugging
> >+CONFIG_DEBUG
> >+  If you say Y here, some debugging macros will do run-time checking.
> >+  If you say N here, those macros will mostly turn to no-ops.  For
> >+  MIPS boards only.  See include/asm-mips/debug.h for debuging macros.
> >+  If unsure, say N.
> 
> CONFIG_DEBUG is too generic for an option that only applies to mips.
> Make it CONFIG_MIPS_DEBUG.
> 

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