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SubjectRe: State of the new config & build system
On Sat, Dec 29, 2001 at 12:26:49PM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Dec 2001 16:16:03 -0500,
> Legacy Fishtank <garzik@havoc.gtf.org> wrote:
> >I think one thing to note is that dependencies is that if you are smart
> >about it, dependencies -really- do not even change when your .config
> >changes.
> >
> >What about a system where Linus runs "make deps" -once- before he
> >releases a tarball. This in turn generates dependency information
> >(perhaps not in purely make format) which includes 'ifdef CONFIG_xxx'
> >information embedded within. We know that make can support ifeq
> >CONFIG_xxx for example...
>
> Then people apply patches and break.

s/break/update dependencies/

I assumed this was blindingly obvious, but I guess not.

Jeff


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