Re: [linux-pm] [RFC][PATCH 3/3] PM: Remove PM_TRACE from Kconfig

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Thu Aug 17 2006 - 01:18:00 EST

On Thursday 17 August 2006 06:40, Greg KH wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 16, 2006 at 01:14:11PM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > Remove the CONFIG_PM_TRACE option, which is dangerous and should only be used
> > by people who know exactly what they are doing, from Kconfig.
> No, don't remove this, that's not acceptable at all. This is useful for
> others (and one specifically who will be pissed to see this removed...)

Well, this was a Pavel's idea. ;-)

However, it does some harm to users. I was hit by it personally and there's
been at least one report related to it on LKML recently.

Still I think we can just mark it as dangerous or something like that, which
was my initial idea.


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R. Buckminster Fuller
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