Kconfig: Fix missing help text in DEVEL config menu
authorHauke Mehrtens <hauke@hauke-m.de>
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:27:52 +0000 (20:27 +0000)
committerHauke Mehrtens <hauke@hauke-m.de>
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:27:52 +0000 (20:27 +0000)
This patch completes missing help text for some options under CONFIG_DEVEL.

Provides help for BINARY_FOLDER and DOWNLOAD_FOLDER, and reduces ambiguity in
the help for BUILD_SUFFIX with an example.

Signed-off-by: Andrew McDonnell <bugs@andrewmcdonnell.net>
SVN-Revision: 42520

config/Config-devel.in

index 4d8d46b..45a7fd9 100644 (file)
@@ -15,10 +15,19 @@ menuconfig DEVEL
        config BINARY_FOLDER
                string "Binary folder" if DEVEL
                default ""
+               help
+                 Store built firmware images and filesystem images in this directory.
+                 If not set, uses './bin/$(BOARD)'
 
        config DOWNLOAD_FOLDER
                string "Download folder" if DEVEL
                default ""
+               help
+                 Store downloaded source bundles in this directory.
+                 If not set then defaults to './dl', which is removed by operations such as
+                 'git clean -xdf' or 'make distclean'.
+                 This option is useful if you have a low bandwidth Internet connection, and by
+                 setting a path outside the OpenWRT tree downloads will be saved.
 
        config LOCALMIRROR
                string "Local mirror for source packages" if DEVEL
@@ -31,10 +40,12 @@ menuconfig DEVEL
                  Automatically rebuild packages when their files change.
 
        config BUILD_SUFFIX
-               string "Build suffix to append to the BUILD_DIR variable" if DEVEL
+               string "Build suffix to append to the target BUILD_DIR variable" if DEVEL
                default ""
                help
-                 Build suffix to append to the BUILD_DIR variable, i.e: build_dir_suffix.
+                 Build suffix to append to the BUILD_DIR variable, i.e: './build_dir/{target-build-dir}_$(BUILD_SUFFIX)'.
+                 This allows you to switch to a different .config whilst retaining all the build
+                 objects generated by the first .config
 
        config TARGET_ROOTFS_DIR
                string "Override the default TARGET_ROOTFS_DIR variable" if DEVEL