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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] menuconfig: distinguish between selected-by-another options and comments

On Sat, 15 Sep 2007, Matej Laitl wrote:

> menuconfig currently represents options implied by another option ('select'
> directive in Kconfig) by prefixing them with '---'. Unfortunately the same
> notation is used for comments.
> This patch changes notation of selected-by-another items by introducing 2 new
> representations for implied options:
> {*} or {M} for options selected by another modularized one, thus builtin or
> module capable,
> -*- or -M- for options that cannot be at the moment changed by user.

I shortly considered doing something like this, but initially I wanted to
keep it simple. It's a compromise between overloading the user interface
with information and keeping it simple. That's the only concern I have
with it, but if everyone else likes I don't mind either. :)

> Signed-off-by: Matěj Laitl <>

Signed-off-by: Roman Zippel <>

bye, Roman
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