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    SubjectRe: "make menuconfig" is dangerously broken...
    On Mon, 6 Apr 1998, Matti Aarnio wrote:

    > I had a lot of problems at getting 2.1.92 to boot, and run
    > at my Alpha machine.
    > In the end it turns out, doing "make menuconfig" was the
    > main source of problems.
    > Using "make config" or "make xconfig" will produce correct
    > results, including even support for generic PCI-IDE-DMA.
    > I am inclined to say that "make menuconfig" should be wrapped
    > with a BIG warning that it is unsafe with certain input scripts.
    > An example of such input is: drivers/block/

    make xconfig is also known to be 'unsafe'!


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