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SubjectRe: Arch specific/multiple Configure.help files?
On Thu, Apr 05, 2001 at 07:28:33PM +0200, Johan Adolfsson wrote:
> Would it be a good idea to have support for multiple Configure.help
> files in the config system?
> The main advantage would be that arch specific settings could
> have an arch specific help file as well.

I don't see why this would be an advantage. IMHO Documentation belongs
in the Documentation tree and configuration documentation belongs in
Configure.help. You almost never read that file yourself, only the
various kernel configure tools read it, and tools don't have a problem
with large files. It's better to have the documentation at a single
point, not scattered around in the kernel tree.

> Anybody who knows: Would it be a easy to add support for this if
> this is considered a good idea?

Shouldn't be too hard.


Erik

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