2.6.22-git* regression: Kconfig prompts without help text
geert at linux-m68k.org
Fri Jul 20 07:05:18 EST 2007
On Thu, 19 Jul 2007, Stefan Richter wrote:
> Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > 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.
> OK, then this should read
> Say Y here to get to see options for devices used with Macintosh
> computers. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
> If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.
> > 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...
> There is one entry for all sorts of Macs, MAC_EMUMOUSEBTN.
You're right, I missed that one, as I used `grep depends' ;-)
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