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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.


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