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From: "Michael Büker" <>
Subject: Two comments on menuconfig usability
Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2008 16:23:06 +0100	[thread overview]
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Hi all, [please to CC me]

There's two things I want to comment on regarding menuconfig:

1) I know of the purpose of oldconfig, but I prefer using menuconfig for 
upgrading to newer kernel versions, because most of the time, I would select 
the standard options for new features anyway. menuconfig has the "(NEW)" 
string at the end of a feature's description. However, I find that hard to 
see among all the names of various lenghts. My proposal would be to have 
an "N" or a "NEW" appear to the _left_ of the selection boxes, so that, 
browsing through the menus, one could more easily spot the interesting 

2) When selecting "Ralink driver support" (CONFIG_RT2X00), the accompanying 
drivers (CONFIG_RT2400PCI, CONFIG_RT61PC, ...) appear unindented. They should 
be indented by four spaces.


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             reply	other threads:[~2008-02-09 16:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-09 15:23 Michael Büker [this message]
2008-02-10 18:52 ` [PATCH] wireless: rt2x00: fix driver menu indenting Randy Dunlap
2008-02-10 19:03   ` [Rt2400-devel] " Ivo van Doorn
2008-03-05  6:00     ` Randy Dunlap
2008-03-05 18:11       ` John W. Linville

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