[uClinux-dev] [PATCH m68knommu] Improve short help of m68knommu/Kconfig/RAMSIZE for '0' case

Philippe De Muyter phdm at macqel.be
Fri May 21 07:19:14 EDT 2010


On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 08:01:29AM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 07:49, Greg Ungerer <gerg at snapgear.com> wrote:
> > Philippe De Muyter wrote:
> >>
> >> While it is explained in the long help text, meaning of '0' for RAMSIZE
> >> is easily overlooked because is not mentionned in the short help text.
> >> Add that.
> >
> > I am reluctant to change that string to something so long.
> > When running menuconfig for example on a normal 80 column
> > window the end is chopped of. I much prefer brief strings
> > in the prompt line.
> 
> ... "or auto-detect"?
> 
> Besides, "bootloader-based autodetection" is not the same as
> "try to probe the RAM size at runtime".

"try to probe the RAM size at runtime" is the goal,

"bootloader-based autodetection" is the way it is implemented :)

Philippe

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