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@@ -69,11 +69,27 @@ menu "Legacy config options"
if BR2_LEGACY
comment "Your old configuration uses legacy options that no "
-comment "longer exist in buildroot. "
-comment "Please look at the options which have been selected "
-comment "and read their help text. "
-comment "As long as these options stay selected, the build "
+comment "longer exist in buildroot, as indicated in the menu "
+comment "below. As long as these options stay selected, or in"
+comment "case of string options are non-empty, the build "
comment "will fail. "
+comment "* "
+comment "Where possible, an automatic conversion from old to "
+comment "new symbols has been performed. Before making any "
+comment "change in this legacy menu, make sure to exit the "
+comment "configuration editor a first time and save the "
+comment "configuration. Otherwise, the automatic conversion "
+comment "of symbols will be lost. "
+comment "* "
+comment "After this initial save, reopen the configuration "
+comment "editor, inspect the options selected below, read "
+comment "their help texts, and verify/update the new "
+comment "configuration in the corresponding configuration "
+comment "menus. When everything is ok, you can disable the "
+comment "legacy options in the menu below. Once you have "
+comment "disabled all legacy options, this text will "
+comment "disappear and you will be able to start the build. "
+comment "* "
comment "Note: at some point in the future, the oldest legacy"
comment "options will be removed, and configuration files "
comment "that still have those options set, will fail to "