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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 <> 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.


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