On Tue, Jul 10, 2007 at 04:30:30PM -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> ive always wondered about this but never got around to asking ;)
> is the help text on the top level choice supposed to be usable ?  for example:
> choice
>     prompt "you [may] have a choice"
>     default YES
>     help
>       This help text is never viewable :(
> config YES
>     bool "yes"
>     help
>       This help text is viewable when "yes" is selected.
> config NO
>     bool "no"
>     help
>       This help text is viewable when "no" is selected.
> endchoice
> if you highlight the "you [may] have a choice" and query help, you get
> no output ... but if you go into the choice selection and query help
> on the options, you can view the help text for those individual ones.
> generally i like to put an overview in the choice help and explain
> each option in depth in the individual choices.

It is a menuconfig limitation. xconfig shows the helptext as one
would expect it to do.

See attached screenshot.


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