Commit 78cae10b authored by Paul E. McKenney's avatar Paul E. McKenney

rcu: Create RCU_EXPERT Kconfig and hide booleans behind it

This commit creates an RCU_EXPERT Kconfig and hides the independent
boolean RCU-related user-visible Kconfig parameters behind it, namely
RCU_FAST_NO_HZ and RCU_BOOST.  This prevents Kconfig from asking about
these parameters unless the user really wants to be asked.
Reported-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarPaul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Reviewed-by: default avatarPranith Kumar <bobby.prani@gmail.com>
parent a3dc2948
......@@ -501,6 +501,21 @@ config TINY_RCU
endchoice
config RCU_EXPERT
bool "Make expert-level adjustments to RCU configuration"
default n
help
This option needs to be enabled if you wish to make
expert-level adjustments to RCU configuration. By default,
no such adjustments can be made, which has the often-beneficial
side-effect of preventing "make oldconfig" from asking you all
sorts of detailed questions about how you would like numerous
obscure RCU options to be set up.
Say Y if you need to make expert-level adjustments to RCU.
Say N if you are unsure.
config SRCU
bool
help
......@@ -613,7 +628,7 @@ config RCU_FANOUT_LEAF
config RCU_FAST_NO_HZ
bool "Accelerate last non-dyntick-idle CPU's grace periods"
depends on NO_HZ_COMMON && SMP
depends on NO_HZ_COMMON && SMP && RCU_EXPERT
default n
help
This option permits CPUs to enter dynticks-idle state even if
......@@ -639,7 +654,7 @@ config TREE_RCU_TRACE
config RCU_BOOST
bool "Enable RCU priority boosting"
depends on RT_MUTEXES && PREEMPT_RCU
depends on RT_MUTEXES && PREEMPT_RCU && RCU_EXPERT
default n
help
This option boosts the priority of preempted RCU readers that
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