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SubjectRe: three kernel trees?

Let's see if Linus creates a modular 2.5 tree. If he does, merging
MANOS back into Linux will be a pleasant experience....

Jeff

FORT David wrote:
>
> "Jeff V. Merkey" wrote:
>
> > Kenneth Johansson wrote:
> > >
> > > "Jeff V. Merkey" wrote:
> > >
> > > > Alan,
> > > >
> > > > Were Linux to go totally modular in 2.5, development cycles will be
> >
> > > changes creap into the kernel that increase the time to a stable version. Making
> > > the TODO list before instead of at the end would probably make people concentrate
> > > on the same thing.
> >
> > Linus stated in an email a month or so back modularity was something he
> > really would like to see happen. Let's see just how serious he really
> > is when 2.5 comes down the pipe.
> >
> > >
> > > Just another thought.
> >
> > Jeff
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> I totally agree, I'm really wondering if the current API would allow to create a tree
> which would contain only
> files needed on machine..... Typically i never use sparc or mips file in kernel
> compilation. I'm dreaming of a day
> when i could download these different parts:
> Kernel core source
> x86 specific part
> any driver i need
>
> A few tar -xvzf later i'd got a working kernel, with no space lost on my HD.
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