Re: VMPLIT question

From: Dave Hansen
Date: Mon Aug 14 2006 - 12:57:09 EST

On Sat, 2006-08-12 at 12:16 -0700, Nishanth Aravamudan wrote:
> > You need to ask for help with the high-level option, not the actual
> > "choice":
> The "high-level option" being ...?

In menuconfig, at least:

"Memory split (3G/1G user/kernel split) --->"

Inside of "Processor type and features".

> What did you search for in menuconfig
> to get the following? And, in any case, how is it useful to return a
> "(null)" symbol name?

The trouble is that the help text is associated with the top-level
"choice" Kconfig entry, not the _individual_ choices. There is no
symbol associated with the top-level one. It might be useful to allow
help text to be associated with individual "choice" entries, to display
that text in the high-level option, and to replace the "null" symbol
with something that says "this choice can select any of these symbols:
FOO, BAR, etc..."

I'm sure the Kconfig folks take patches. :P

-- Dave

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