TuskenTower on 30 Oct 2008 10:02:37 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] searching through kernel features

On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 7:42 PM, sean finney <seanius@seanius.net> wrote:
> 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?
> i.e.
> - 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.
>        sean

Thanks for the cleanup on my suggestion. Me likey. :)

Drat.  I still need to do a make menuconfig (or something) to figure
out what desired option is named.  Any thoughts on fixing this step?

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