sean finney on 30 Oct 2008 00:31:18 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] searching through kernel features

hi james,

On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 02:08:06PM -0400, James Barrett wrote:
> It seems like a lot of work, but it seems effective regardless of its
> tediousness.  Kernel information like this is hard to come by, but can
> be very useful for admins.  If anyone has a better (or worse) idea on
> how to find such info, then I'd like to hear it.

i'm surprised no one has suggested the obvious: check the vcs?


- do a git clone of the kernel repo
- use grep to find your config option (usually in a Kconfig file somewhere)
- use something like "git log -p" on that file to find the revision that 
  introduced it.


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