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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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