2.6.22-git* regression: Kconfig prompts without help text

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Fri Jul 20 06:26:26 EST 2007

On Wed, 18 Jul 2007, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> Add some help texts to recently-introduced kconfig items
> Index: linux-2.6.23/drivers/macintosh/Kconfig
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-2.6.23.orig/drivers/macintosh/Kconfig
> +++ linux-2.6.23/drivers/macintosh/Kconfig
> @@ -3,6 +3,12 @@ menuconfig MACINTOSH_DRIVERS
>  	bool "Macintosh device drivers"
>  	depends on PPC || MAC || X86
>  	default y if (PPC_PMAC || MAC)
> +	---help---
> +	  Say Y here to get to see options for devices used with Macintosh
> +	  computers, both PPC and Intel based. This option alone does not add
> +	  any kernel code.
> +
> +	  If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.

`MAC' is the symbol for m68k Macs.

>From a quick look at drivers/macintosh/Kconfig, all of the entries are for m68k
and PPC Macs only.  The only thing that depends on X86 is the main menu...



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