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Subject[PATCH] Add some help texts to recently-introduced kconfig items
On 13 Aug, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
>
> On Aug 13 2007 19:59, Michal Piotrowski wrote:
>>
>>Subject : Kconfig prompts without help text
>>References : http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/7/16/326
>>Last known good : ?
>>Submitter : Stefan Richter <stefanr@s5r6.in-berlin.de>
>>Caused-By : ?
>>Handled-By : Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@linux01.gwdg.de>
>>Patch : http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/7/18/236
>>Status : patch available
>
> Is there some special magic needed (like resubmit), or will you slurp this one
> yourself?


From: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@computergmbh.de>
Subject: Add some help texts to recently-introduced kconfig items

Signed-off-by: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@gmx.de>
Signed-off-by: Stefan Richter <stefanr@s5r6.in-berlin.de> (edited MACINTOSH_DRIVERS per Geert Uytterhoeven's remark)
---
fixes a regression in 2.6.23-rc1: new Kconfig prompts without help text

arch/i386/Kconfig | 5 +++++
drivers/atm/Kconfig | 5 +++++
drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig | 5 +++++
drivers/block/Kconfig | 6 ++++++
drivers/crypto/Kconfig | 5 +++++
drivers/hid/Kconfig | 5 +++++
drivers/kvm/Kconfig | 5 +++++
drivers/macintosh/Kconfig | 5 +++++
drivers/misc/Kconfig | 5 +++++
drivers/net/Kconfig | 15 +++++++++++++++
drivers/usb/Kconfig | 3 +++
11 files changed, 64 insertions(+)
Index: linux-2.6.23-rc3/arch/i386/Kconfig
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.23-rc3.orig/arch/i386/Kconfig
+++ linux-2.6.23-rc3/arch/i386/Kconfig
@@ -1228,6 +1228,11 @@ menuconfig INSTRUMENTATION
bool "Instrumentation Support"
depends on EXPERIMENTAL
default y
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options related to performance measurement,
+ debugging, and testing. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.

if INSTRUMENTATION

Index: linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/atm/Kconfig
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.23-rc3.orig/drivers/atm/Kconfig
+++ linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/atm/Kconfig
@@ -6,6 +6,11 @@ menuconfig ATM_DRIVERS
bool "ATM drivers"
depends on NETDEVICES && ATM
default y
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options for Asynchronous Transfer Mode
+ device drivers. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.

if ATM_DRIVERS && NETDEVICES && ATM

Index: linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.23-rc3.orig/drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig
+++ linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig
@@ -8,6 +8,11 @@
menuconfig AUXDISPLAY
depends on PARPORT
bool "Auxiliary Display support"
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options for auxiliary display drivers.
+ This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.

if AUXDISPLAY && PARPORT

Index: linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/block/Kconfig
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.23-rc3.orig/drivers/block/Kconfig
+++ linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/block/Kconfig
@@ -6,6 +6,12 @@ menuconfig BLK_DEV
bool "Block devices"
depends on BLOCK
default y
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options for various different block device
+ drivers. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled;
+ only do this if you know what you are doing.

if BLK_DEV

Index: linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/crypto/Kconfig
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.23-rc3.orig/drivers/crypto/Kconfig
+++ linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/crypto/Kconfig
@@ -2,6 +2,11 @@
menuconfig CRYPTO_HW
bool "Hardware crypto devices"
default y
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options for hardware crypto devices and
+ processors. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.

if CRYPTO_HW

Index: linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/hid/Kconfig
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.23-rc3.orig/drivers/hid/Kconfig
+++ linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/hid/Kconfig
@@ -5,6 +5,11 @@ menuconfig HID_SUPPORT
bool "HID Devices"
depends on INPUT
default y
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options for various computer-human interface
+ device drivers. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.

if HID_SUPPORT

Index: linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/kvm/Kconfig
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.23-rc3.orig/drivers/kvm/Kconfig
+++ linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/kvm/Kconfig
@@ -5,6 +5,11 @@ menuconfig VIRTUALIZATION
bool "Virtualization"
depends on X86
default y
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options for virtualization guest drivers.
+ This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.

if VIRTUALIZATION

Index: linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/macintosh/Kconfig
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.23-rc3.orig/drivers/macintosh/Kconfig
+++ linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/macintosh/Kconfig
@@ -3,6 +3,11 @@ 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. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.

if MACINTOSH_DRIVERS

Index: linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/misc/Kconfig
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.23-rc3.orig/drivers/misc/Kconfig
+++ linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/misc/Kconfig
@@ -5,6 +5,11 @@
menuconfig MISC_DEVICES
bool "Misc devices"
default y
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options for device drivers from various
+ different categories. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.

if MISC_DEVICES

Index: linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/net/Kconfig
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.23-rc3.orig/drivers/net/Kconfig
+++ linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/net/Kconfig
@@ -1968,6 +1968,16 @@ menuconfig NETDEV_1000
bool "Ethernet (1000 Mbit)"
depends on !UML
default y
+ ---help---
+ Ethernet (also called IEEE 802.3 or ISO 8802-2) is the most common
+ type of Local Area Network (LAN) in universities and companies.
+
+ Say Y here to get to see options for Gigabit Ethernet drivers.
+ This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+ Note that drivers supporting both 100 and 1000 MBit may be listed
+ under "Ethernet (10 or 100MBit)" instead.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.

if NETDEV_1000

@@ -2339,6 +2349,11 @@ menuconfig NETDEV_10000
bool "Ethernet (10000 Mbit)"
depends on !UML
default y
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options for 10 Gigabit Ethernet drivers.
+ This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.

if NETDEV_10000

Index: linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/usb/Kconfig
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.23-rc3.orig/drivers/usb/Kconfig
+++ linux-2.6.23-rc3/drivers/usb/Kconfig
@@ -6,6 +6,9 @@ menuconfig USB_SUPPORT
bool "USB support"
depends on HAS_IOMEM
default y
+ ---help---
+ This option adds core support for Universal Serial Bus (USB).
+ You will also need drivers from the following menu to make use of it.

if USB_SUPPORT



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