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SubjectRe: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2] xen: remove XEN_PRIVILEGED_GUEST
On 18/02/14 13:07, Paul Bolle wrote:
> This patch removes the Kconfig symbol XEN_PRIVILEGED_GUEST which is
> used nowhere in the tree.
> We do know grub2 has a script that greps kernel configuration files for
> its macro. It shouldn't do that. As Linus summarized:
> This is a grub bug. It really is that simple. Treat it as one.
> Besides, grub2's grepping for that macro is actually superfluous. See,
> that script currently contains this test (simplified):
> grep -x CONFIG_XEN_DOM0=y $config || grep -x CONFIG_XEN_PRIVILEGED_GUEST=y $config
> But since XEN_DOM0 and XEN_PRIVILEGED_GUEST are by definition equal,
> removing XEN_PRIVILEGED_GUEST cannot influence this test.
> So there's no reason to not remove this symbol, like we do with all
> unused Kconfig symbols.

Reviewed-by: David Vrabel <>


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