[PATCH] Make sysctl obligatory except under CONFIG_EMBEDDED
H. Peter Anvin [Sun, 25 Jun 2006 12:48:10 +0000 (05:48 -0700)]
Make makes sysctl non-optional unless EMBEDDED is set.  There are a number
of interfaces exposed via sysctl, enough that it has to be considered core
kernel functionality at this point.

Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>

init/Kconfig

index df864a3..e0358f3 100644 (file)
@@ -151,7 +151,8 @@ config BSD_PROCESS_ACCT_V3
          at <http://www.physik3.uni-rostock.de/tim/kernel/utils/acct/>.
 
 config SYSCTL
-       bool "Sysctl support"
+       bool "Sysctl support" if EMBEDDED
+       default y
        ---help---
          The sysctl interface provides a means of dynamically changing
          certain kernel parameters and variables on the fly without requiring