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SubjectRe: source dependencies cleanup?

> Out of interest why doesn't the kernel use -MD to generate dependancies
> on the fly.
> If the answer is that we don't want to be tied to gcc then I would suggest
> that it's already too late for that.

I _think_ the answer is, GCC is simply too slow. The 'mkdep.c' utility
doesn't have all the baggage of GCC, and is very fast.

Andrew E. Mileski
Linux Plug-and-Play Kernel Project
XFree86 Matrox Team

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