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SubjectRe: Smarter Kconfig help
On Wed, Mar 06, 2019 at 12:49:40PM +0200, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 6, 2019 at 11:52 AM Russell King - ARM Linux admin
> <linux@armlinux.org.uk> wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 06, 2019 at 10:45:52AM +0100, Lucas Stach wrote:
> > > Am Dienstag, den 05.03.2019, 17:31 +0000 schrieb Russell King - ARM Linux admin:
>
> > > While I totally agree that the irqsteer driver should only default Y on
> > > 64bit i.MX SoCs, I'm not really sure what to do about the Kconfig help
> > > text.
> > >
> > > Enumerating SoCs in the Kconfig of a IP block driver is always prone to
> > > get outdated. Just as the first example I've been able to come up with,
> > > the MMC_SDHCI_ESDHC_IMX help text says: "This selects the Freescale
> > > eSDHC/uSDHC controller support found on i.MX25, i.MX35 i.MX5x and
> > > i.MX6x.", while the same IP block is to be found on i.MX7 and various
> > > i.MX8.
> > >
> > > For the Kconfig user, who needs to decide if an option is relevant,
> > > outdated SoC information is probably just as bad as no information at
> > > all.
> >
> > How about "This option does not apply to AArch32 based SoCs" or
>
> Negative is usually error prone.
>
> > "This option should be enabled for i.MX7 and later SoCs" ?
>
> Why it should be? It can / could be I guess.

I've no idea. I'm just making suggestions - if you have anything
better, let's hear it.

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