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SubjectRe: [PATCH] serial: move Non-standard serial drivers menu to the Serial drivers menu
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On 10/4/19 5:54 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 25, 2019 at 06:16:28PM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>> From: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
>>
>> Since Non-standard serial port drivers are also Serial drivers,
>> move the "Non-standard serial port support" menu to be under/in
>> the "Serial drivers" menu. With this move, the "Serial drivers"
>> menu contains (a) 8250/16550 support, (b) non-8250 support, and
>> (c) non-standard serial port support.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
>> ---
>> drivers/tty/Kconfig | 119 -----------------------------------
>> drivers/tty/serial/Kconfig | 119 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> 2 files changed, 119 insertions(+), 119 deletions(-)
>>
>> --- lnx-53.orig/drivers/tty/Kconfig
>> +++ lnx-53/drivers/tty/Kconfig
>> @@ -151,125 +151,6 @@ config LEGACY_PTY_COUNT
>> When not in use, each legacy PTY occupies 12 bytes on 32-bit
>> architectures and 24 bytes on 64-bit architectures.
>>
>> -config SERIAL_NONSTANDARD
>> - bool "Non-standard serial port support"
>> - depends on HAS_IOMEM
>> - ---help---
>> - Say Y here if you have any non-standard serial boards -- boards
>> - which aren't supported using the standard "dumb" serial driver.
>> - This includes intelligent serial boards such as Cyclades,
>> - Digiboards, etc. These are usually used for systems that need many
>> - serial ports because they serve many terminals or dial-in
>> - connections.
>> -
>> - Note that the answer to this question won't directly affect the
>> - kernel: saying N will just cause the configurator to skip all
>> - the questions about non-standard serial boards.
>> -
>> - Most people can say N here.
>> -
>> -config ROCKETPORT
>> - tristate "Comtrol RocketPort support"
>> - depends on SERIAL_NONSTANDARD && (ISA || EISA || PCI)
>
> I would agree with the move, but the files are not in
> drivers/tty/serial/ for the drivers you are asking to configure in that
> directory.
>
> So unless we want to move these drivers (and it's not really worth it,
> unless we want to create drivers/tty/serial/obsolete/ or something like
> that), I would just leave this alone.

ack that. Thanks.

--
~Randy

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