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SubjectRe: Why not make mrproper? (was Linux v2.1.16)



On Wed, 18 Dec 1996 linuxsys@ssg.com wrote:

> This prompts a question: why *not* do the "make mrproper ; make config ;
> make dep ; make clean" sequence when building a new version of a
> kernel (e.g., move from 2.1.15 to 2.1.16)?

make mrproper is a superset of make clean, so nobody would want to
do both anyway. In most cases, mrproper involves more work because
you have to hide your .config someplace :)

Kai

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