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From: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
To: changbin.du@intel.com, yamada.masahiro@socionext.com,
	michal.lkml@markovi.net, tglx@linutronix.de, mingo@redhat.com,
	akpm@linux-foundation.org
Cc: rostedt@goodmis.org, x86@kernel.org, lgirdwood@gmail.com,
	broonie@kernel.org, arnd@arndb.de, linux-kbuild@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-arch@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 4/5] kernel hacking: new config DEBUG_EXPERIENCE to apply GCC -Og optimization
Date: Wed, 2 May 2018 12:26:30 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <34ba017d-2e94-7411-a675-0e3e2a6b0682@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1525268700-10631-5-git-send-email-changbin.du@intel.com>

On 05/02/2018 06:44 AM, changbin.du@intel.com wrote:
> From: Changbin Du <changbin.du@intel.com>
> 

Sorry, I missed one:

> diff --git a/lib/Kconfig.debug b/lib/Kconfig.debug
> index ab55801..e264199 100644
> --- a/lib/Kconfig.debug
> +++ b/lib/Kconfig.debug
> @@ -216,6 +216,27 @@ config NO_AUTO_INLINE
>  
>  	  If unsure, select N.
>  
> +config DEBUG_EXPERIENCE
> +	bool "Optimize for better debugging experience (-Og)"
> +	default n
> +	select NO_AUTO_INLINE
> +	depends on !CC_OPTIMIZE_FOR_SIZE
> +	help
> +	  This will apply GCC '-Og' optimization level which is supported
> +	  since GCC 4.8. This optimization level offers a reasonable level
> +	  of optimization while maintaining fast compilation and a good
> +	  debugging experience. It is similar to '-O1' while preferring to
> +	  keep debug ability over runtime speed. The overall performance
> +	  will drop a bit (~6%).
> +
> +	  Use only if you want to debug the kernel, especially if you want
> +	  to have better kernel debugging experience with gdb facilities
> +	  like kgdb or qemu. If enabling this option breaks your kernel,
> +	  you should either disable this or find a fix (mostly in the arch
> +	  code). Currently this option has only be tested on x86_64 platform.

	                                        been tested

> +
> +	  If unsure, select N.
> +
>  config ENABLE_WARN_DEPRECATED
>  	bool "Enable __deprecated logic"
>  	default y
> 


-- 
~Randy

  parent reply	other threads:[~2018-05-02 19:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-02 13:44 [PATCH v2 0/5] kernel hacking: GCC optimization for debug experience (-Og) changbin.du
2018-05-02 13:44 ` [PATCH v2 1/5] x86/mm: surround level4_kernel_pgt with #ifdef CONFIG_X86_5LEVEL...#endif changbin.du
2018-05-02 13:44 ` [PATCH v2 2/5] regulator: add dummy function of_find_regulator_by_node changbin.du
2018-05-02 13:44 ` [PATCH v2 3/5] kernel hacking: new config NO_AUTO_INLINE to disable compiler auto-inline optimizations changbin.du
2018-05-02 14:07   ` Steven Rostedt
2018-05-02 20:27   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-05-03 13:00     ` Du, Changbin
2018-05-03 14:16       ` Steven Rostedt
2018-05-02 13:44 ` [PATCH v2 4/5] kernel hacking: new config DEBUG_EXPERIENCE to apply GCC -Og optimization changbin.du
2018-05-02 14:17   ` Steven Rostedt
2018-05-02 20:45     ` Andrew Morton
2018-05-03  1:19       ` Steven Rostedt
2018-05-03 13:45         ` Du, Changbin
2018-05-03 14:28           ` Steven Rostedt
2018-05-05 23:57             ` Du, Changbin
2018-05-06  0:27               ` Randy Dunlap
2018-05-02 19:26   ` Randy Dunlap [this message]
2018-05-02 13:45 ` [PATCH v2 5/5] asm-generic: fix build error in fix_to_virt with CONFIG_DEBUG_EXPERIENCE changbin.du
2018-05-02 14:19   ` Steven Rostedt
2018-05-03 13:25     ` Du, Changbin
2018-05-03 14:19       ` Steven Rostedt
2018-05-03 16:39         ` weylin
2018-05-02 14:56 ` [PATCH v2 0/5] kernel hacking: GCC optimization for debug experience (-Og) Daniel Thompson
2018-05-03 13:49   ` Du, Changbin

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