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SubjectRe: [PATCH 26/26] kbuild: support switching source directories with O=.. builds
On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 05:34:23PM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 03:31:37PM +0100, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> > It was not possible to use the same output directory
> > for two different source repositories becuase the asm
> > symlink in include2/asm would point to the first repository.
> >
> > We now create the symlink each time thus allowing switch
> > between different source repositories.
> >
> > This feature was requested by Andi Kleen.
>
> Thanks. But it's not really a new feature, this used to work and just
> broke at some point. I would consider it a regression fix.

I will reword if I need to rebase anyway.

But that said it has never been a planned feature
and with a single report of broken behaviour so far
it is not widely used. In other words not stable
material etc.

Sam


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