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SubjectRe: 2.3 wish (was: where to discuss kernel 'bloatedness'?)
On Feb 08, Hartmut Niemann wrote:

> I have a wish (for 2.3, I guess) which could make life a lot easier
> for many:
>
> ** Make it possible to delete unneeded parts of the tree.
>
> If I could rm -rf all arches I don't have, delete drivers for
> all cards i don't have or plan to buy, and still the kernel builds,
> then most of my problems are gone.

long time ago (1 Jul 1996) Paul Gortmaker <gpg109@rsphysse.anu.edu.au>
mailed a script called `kprune' which just did that (first run
`make config dep' and then `kprune'). he mentioned that URL, no idea if it's still valid:

http://rsphy1.anu.edu.au/~gpg109/kprune

at the down side of `pruned' kernel sources, applying new patches is a PITA :-(



Harald
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