Re: [PATCH net-next] net: change Exar/Neterion menu items to be alphabetical

From: David Miller
Date: Wed Aug 01 2018 - 13:47:06 EST

From: Jon Mason <jdmason@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 11:56:19 -0400

> Neterion was standalone for several years, then acquired by Exar and
> shutdown in 11 months without ever making any new Exar branded adapters.
> Users would probably think of them as Neterion and not Exar (as there
> have been no follow-on adapters and the vast majority ever sold were
> under the Neterion name).
> 6c541b4595a2 ("net: ethernet: Sort Kconfig sourcing alphabetically")
> sorted Kconfig sourcing based on directory names, but in a couple cases,
> the menu item text is quite different from the directory name and is not
> sorted correctly:
> drivers/net/ethernet/neterion/Kconfig => "Exar devices"
> To address that and clear up any confusion about the name, "Exar" was
> changed to "Neterion (Exar)" and the relevant entries in the Makefile
> and Kconfig were reordered to match the alphabetical organization.
> Inspired-by: Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Jon Mason <jdmason@xxxxxxxx>