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SubjectRe: State of the new config & build system
On Sat, Dec 29, 2001 at 03:44:10PM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
> What Mr. Fishtank seems to overlook is that kbuild 2.5 is far more
> flexible and accurate than 2.4, including features that lots of people
> want, like separate source and object trees.

I don't see the masses, or, well, anybody on lkml, clamoring for this.

IIRC from the kernel summit SGI was the only entity clamoring for this.


> Now that the overall
> kbuild design is correct, the core code can be rewritten for speed.
> And that will be done a couple of weeks after kbuild 2.5 goes into the
> kernel, then I expect kbuild 2.5 to be faster than kbuild 2.4 even on
> full builds.

Ok... you want kbuild into 2.5 ASAP, only to submit a rewrite two weeks later?

If so it makes even less sense to get kbuild into 2.5.x now.

Jeff


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