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SubjectRe: [PATCH] rename "---help---" to "help" in Kconfig files
On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 12:06:11AM +0200, Jesper Juhl wrote:
>...
> Why does it do this? : There are two reasons for doing this;
> 1) Consistency. out of ~4000 help entries in 134 Kconfig files, 747 of
> those entries use "---help---" as the keyword, the rest use just "help".
> So the users of "---help---" are clearly a minority and by renaming them
> we make things consistent. - I hate inconsistency. :-)
> 2) By not using two different "keywords" I assume it will be posible to
> speed up kbuilds handling of Kconfig files slightly. That goal is not
> accomplished by this patch, but this patch is a prerequisite for making
> that change later.
>...

I'd be surprised if the second reason had a measurable effect, but I
like this patch for the first reason.

cu
Adrian

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