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SubjectRe: A little pre-2.0 input
On Mon, 13 May 1996, lilo wrote:

> NO!!!! Many of us copy our .config from the previous kernel tree into
> arch/<whatever/defconfig of the new kernel tree, as a last step before
> running `make mrproper' and compiling the new kernel.
> Don't assume that just because there is no .config, there is no old
> configuration.

I think that no patch should touch arch/<arch>/defconfig, and a cp
.config arch/<arch>/defconfig should be done as the latter stages of
something like make zImage, that way, you will always get told what is,
and what isn't new (and be prompted with a make oldconfig), the first
time. Oh well ...

> lilo
PGP key pass phrase forgotten, \ Overload -- core meltdown sequence
again :( | initiated.
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