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From: Ahmad Fatoum <>
Cc: Ahmad Fatoum <>
Subject: [PATCH v2] common: add help text for CONFIG_STATE
Date: Thu,  9 Jun 2022 08:09:23 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

While we have extensive documentation for state, some sentences in the
kconfig are a good thing.

Signed-off-by: Ahmad Fatoum <>
v1 -> v2:
  - remove reference to barebox TLV until that support is upstreamed.
 common/Kconfig | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/common/Kconfig b/common/Kconfig
index f7a6a96e877c..3ff45d6c9d0d 100644
--- a/common/Kconfig
+++ b/common/Kconfig
@@ -1004,6 +1004,11 @@ config STATE
 	select OFTREE
 	select PARAMETER
+	help
+	  barebox state is a generic framework for atomic power fail-safe
+	  variable storage and retrieval. It can be used to safely maintain
+	  data over reboots and to exchange information with Linux, e.g.
+	  for redundant boot with bootchooser.
 	bool "HMAC based authentication support"

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2022-06-09  6:09 Ahmad Fatoum [this message]
2022-06-09  8:50 ` Sascha Hauer

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