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    Subject2.6.22-git* regression: Kconfig prompts without help text
    It is an error to add visible Kconfig options without help text.  Among
    them are the new "menuconfig" options. Jan obviously never uses "make
    oldconfig". Most of these options were added after 2.6.22:

    BLK_DEV
    HID_SUPPORT
    INSTRUMENTATION
    MACINTOSH_DRIVERS
    MISC_DEVICES
    USB_SUPPORT

    Here are suggestions for help texts. Please verify if they are correct
    and check whether there are more new (menuconfig) options without help
    texts.


    BLK_DEV
    Say Y here to get to see options for various different block device
    drivers. This option alone does not add code to the kernel.

    If you say N, options will be skipped and disabled. Hence say Y.


    HID_SUPPORT
    Say Y here to get to see options for various computer--human interface
    device drivers. This option alone does not add code to the kernel.

    If you say N, options will be skipped and disabled. Hence say Y.


    INSTRUMENTATION
    Say Y here to get to see options related to performance measurement,
    debugging, and testing. This option alone does not add code to the kernel.

    If you say N, options will be skipped and disabled.


    MACINTOSH_DRIVERS
    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
    code to the kernel.

    If you say N, options will be skipped and disabled.


    MISC_DEVICES
    Say Y here to get to see options for device drivers from various
    different categories. This option alone does not add code to the kernel.

    If you say N, options will be skipped and disabled. Hence say Y.


    USB_SUPPORT
    This option adds core support for Universal Serial Bus (USB).
    You will also need drivers from the following menu to make use of it.


    PS:

    I believe one possible *bug* of this menuconfig stuff is that if (1.)
    user X disables menuconfig A in linux-2.6.x because nothing interesting
    for him is in there, (2.) developer Y adds something very interesting in
    menu A in linux-2.6.x+1, --> (3.) user X will miss this new option when
    he runs "make oldconfig" when switching to linux-2.6.x+1 because
    everything between 'if A'...'endif # A' will be invisible and disabled.
    --
    Stefan Richter
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    http://arcgraph.de/sr/
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