[syslinux] patch, doc/syslinux.txt: Explicitly stating that a label can be set for DEFAULT

Regid Ichira regid23 at yahoo.com
Sun Nov 27 08:38:37 PST 2011

  Now I noticed that DEFAULT label is mentioned in doc/menu.txt.

Is this better:

--- a/doc/syslinux.txt 2011-04-19 00:24:17.000000000 +0300
+++ b/doc/syslinux.txt 2011-11-27 17:10:54.000000000 +0200
@@ -135,7 +135,9 @@ INCLUDE filename
 DEFAULT kernel options...
         Sets the default command line.  If Syslinux boots automatically,
         it will act just as if the entries after DEFAULT had been typed
-        in at the "boot:" prompt.
+        in at the "boot:" prompt.  A label can be stated instead of
+        kernel options... .  The LABEL directive is described below.
+        doc/menu.txt also describes the DEFAULT directive.

        If no configuration file is present, or no DEFAULT entry is
         present in the config file, an error message is displayed and

--- a/doc/menu.txt    2011-04-19 00:24:17.000000000 +0300
+++ b/doc/menu.txt    2011-11-27 17:36:02.000000000 +0200
@@ -306,9 +306,9 @@ DEFAULT label
        directive has the same effect as both MENU DEFAULT and MENU

-       For backwards compatibility with earlier versions of Syslinux,
-       this directive is ignored unless the configuration file also
-       contains a UI directive.
+       Some earlier versions of Syslinux used to ignore this
+       directive unless the configuration file also contains a UI
+        directive.  This is no longer the case.

        Note: the CLI accepts options after the label, or even a
        non-label.  The menu system does not support that.


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