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SubjectRe: Configure.help has complete coverage for 2.4 and 2.5.
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On Sunday 16 December 2001 03:16, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> For only the second time in recorded history, the master
> Configure.help file now has help entries corresponding to *all*
> configuration symbols in live use in the kernel tree (both 2.4 and
> 2.5). It is available for your downloading pleasure at:
>
> http://tuxedo.org/~esr/cml2/Configure.help.gz
>
> I had to write over 600 of the entries in this version myself,
> including the last six. Please don't put me through that again --
> when you add a config option, *include a Configure.help entry in your
> patch*. Not documenting how and why to configure your option is both
> sloppy and antisocial. I beseech the current Elder Gods of the kernel
> to reject future patches that neglect this step.
>
> Thanks to everyone who responded well to my nagging by sending in entries.

And thank you Eric for your effort! Thank you! :-)
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