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SubjectRe: Kconfig -- kill "if you want to read about modules, see" crap?
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On Mon, 2003-08-11 at 08:00, John Bradford wrote:
> > Each and every input driver (and other drivers are not better)
> > contains this
> >
> > This driver is also available as a module ( = code which can be
> > inserted in and removed from the running kernel whenever you want).
> > The module will be called input. If you want to compile it as a
> > module, say M here and read <file:Documentation/modules.txt>.
> >
> > text. Perhaps having 1000 copies of same help test is bad idea?
>
> I totally agree. The only part that's useful is 'The module will be
> called...'. We could change the whole wording to just, 'If compiled
> as a module, it will be called...'.
>
> John.

Here is a little patch to implement this for
drivers/input/keyboard/Kconfig for a start. The patch also fixes some
module names which were wrong (cut and paste errors).

Adding James Simmons to cc:list for patch review. If this is the right
thing to do, please send Linuswards.

Steven

--- 2.5-bk-current/drivers/input/keyboard/Kconfig Mon Aug 11 10:28:03 2003
+++ 2.5-linux/drivers/input/keyboard/Kconfig Mon Aug 11 11:38:12 2003
@@ -23,10 +23,7 @@

If unsure, say Y.

- This driver is also available as a module ( = code which can be
- inserted in and removed from the running kernel whenever you want).
- The module will be called atkbd. If you want to compile it as a
- module, say M here and read <file:Documentation/modules.txt>.
+ If compiled as a module, it will be called atkbd.

config KEYBOARD_SUNKBD
tristate "Sun Type 4 and Type 5 keyboard support"
@@ -36,10 +33,7 @@
connected either to the Sun keyboard connector or to an serial
(RS-232) port via a simple adapter.

- This driver is also available as a module ( = code which can be
- inserted in and removed from the running kernel whenever you want).
- The module will be called sunkbd. If you want to compile it as a
- module, say M here and read <file:Documentation/modules.txt>.
+ If compiled as a module, it will be called sunkbd.

config KEYBOARD_XTKBD
tristate "XT Keyboard support"
@@ -50,10 +44,7 @@
parallel port keyboard adapter, you cannot connect it to the
keyboard port on a PC that runs Linux.

- This driver is also available as a module ( = code which can be
- inserted in and removed from the running kernel whenever you want).
- The module will be called xtkbd. If you want to compile it as a
- module, say M here and read <file:Documentation/modules.txt>.
+ If compiled as a module, it will be called xtkbd.

config KEYBOARD_NEWTON
tristate "Newton keyboard"
@@ -61,10 +52,7 @@
help
Say Y here if you have a Newton keyboard on a serial port.

- This driver is also available as a module ( = code which can be
- inserted in and removed from the running kernel whenever you want).
- The module will be called maple_keyb. If you want to compile it as a
- module, say M here and read <file:Documentation/modules.txt>.
+ If compiled as a module, it will be called newtonkbd.

config KEYBOARD_MAPLE
tristate "Maple bus keyboard support"
@@ -73,10 +61,7 @@
Say Y here if you have a DreamCast console running Linux and have
a keyboard attached to its Maple bus.

- This driver is also available as a module ( = code which can be
- inserted in and removed from the running kernel whenever you want).
- The module will be called maple_keyb. If you want to compile it as a
- module, say M here and read <file:Documentation/modules.txt>.
+ If compiled as a module, it will be called maple_keyb.

config KEYBOARD_AMIGA
tristate "Amiga keyboard"
@@ -85,10 +70,7 @@
Say Y here if you are running Linux on any AMIGA and have a keyboard
attached.

- This driver is also available as a module ( = code which can be
- inserted in and removed from the running kernel whenever you want).
- The module will be called amikbd. If you want to compile it as a
- module, say M here and read <file:Documentation/modules.txt>.
+ If compiled as a module, it will be called amikbd.

config KEYBOARD_98KBD
tristate "NEC PC-9800 Keyboard support"
@@ -97,8 +79,5 @@
Say Y here if you want to use the NEC PC-9801/PC-9821 keyboard (or
compatible) on your system.

- This driver is also available as a module ( = code which can be
- inserted in and removed from the running kernel whenever you want).
- The module will be called xtkbd.o. If you want to compile it as a
- module, say M here and read <file:Documentation/modules.txt>.
+ If compiled as a module, it will be called 98kbd.



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