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SubjectRe: [PATCH] serial: 8250_EXAR: fix duplicate Kconfig text and add missing help text
On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 07:39:10PM -0400, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> In commit d0aeaa83f0b0f7a92615bbdd6b1f96812f7dcfd2 ("serial: exar:
> split out the exar code from 8250_pci") the exar driver got its own
> Kconfig. However the text for the new option was never changed from
> the original 8250_PCI text, and hence it appears confusing when you
> get asked the same question twice:
> 8250/16550 PCI device support (SERIAL_8250_PCI) [Y/n/m/?] (NEW)
> 8250/16550 PCI device support (SERIAL_8250_EXAR) [Y/n/m] (NEW)
> Adding to the confusion, is that there is no help text for this new
> option to indicate it is specific to a certain family of cards.
> Fix both issues at the same time, as well as the space vs. tab issues
> introduced in the same commit.
> Fixes: d0aeaa83f0b0 ("serial: exar: split out the exar code from 8250_pci")
> Cc: Andy Shevchenko <>
> Cc: Sudip Mukherjee <>

Acked-by: Sudip Mukherjee <>

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