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Old 11-20-2009, 10:54 PM   #1
ekamlesh
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copying menuconfig help options


Dear members, Is it possible to copy all the options that
Code:
make menuconfig
offers while compiling the kernel to a single text file ?. The benefit
will be, one can first read that file at leisure with just a text editor or cat, without running the command "make menuconfig". Thanks in advance.

Last edited by ekamlesh; 11-20-2009 at 10:58 PM. Reason: forgot a "/'" before code
 
Old 11-21-2009, 06:00 AM   #2
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Have you tried
Code:
 cat /boot/config-$(uname -r)
which works for me.
 
Old 11-22-2009, 09:13 PM   #3
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Thanks tredegar, is it possible to accumlate the help output associated with each config option in a single file ? I think menuconfig uses /Docmentation/configure.help file to display the help (but I am not sure).
 
Old 11-23-2009, 03:06 AM   #4
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Code:
find /path/to/linux-src  -name Kconfig | xargs cat
 
Old 11-24-2009, 09:26 PM   #5
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Thankyou Tinkster, this will help me. I am in process of trimming my Slackware 12.2 kernel.
 
  


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