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Re: [PATCH 07/34] vfs: Add configuration parser helpers [ver #12]




Hi David,

On Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 11:27 AM David Howells <dhowells@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > When would I want to disable this?
> >
> > It seems this option was introduced in "ver #10" of your patch series,
> > without being mentioned in the changelog for that version.
>
> Sorry, yes - it's a debugging tool to check that the parser tables are vaguely
> sane.  I set it to default to 'Y' for the moment to catch errors in upcoming
> fs conversion development.  You probably want to disable it if you're not
> doing fs conversion.

OK thanks. Makes perfect sense, now I see the output of

        pr_notice("*** VALIDATE %s ***\n", name);

in my boot test.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                        Geert

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