What's the exact difference between make silentoldconfig and oldconfig?
i at introo.me
Thu Nov 9 21:46:53 EST 2017
>> As such, it's basically 'oldconfig, if somebody held the Enter key down'.
silentoldconfig is also *interactive* as it waits the user to press
the enter key, or specify other choices than the default one.
this behavior is exactly how the make oldconfig does.
On Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 10:03 AM, <valdis.kletnieks at vt.edu> wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Nov 2017 09:26:52 +0800, Shiyao MA said:
>> The man help says, silentoldconfig is like oldconfig, but quietly and
>> additionally updates dependencies.
>> 1. What does it mean by "quietly"?
> Basically, it will auto-select the "default" answer to any question
> (it's the one that's capitalized - so if it says n/Y/? Yes is the default)
> As such, it's basically 'oldconfig, if somebody held the Enter key down'.
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