[lkml]   [2000]   [Nov]   [1]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: test10-pre7
Peter Samuelson wrote:
> To Keith, Michael and me, the cleanest way to remove duplicates is
> $(sort). Since some object files must *not* be sorted, we came up with
> a simple, readable way to declare that certain things had to come in a
> certain order -- the idea being that most of the time it would not be
> needed. Linus disagrees that our solution is simple, readable or
> otherwise desirable. That's basically the whole issue in a nutshell.

I would tend to agree with Linus on that. If that's truly what you're
doing, it would be rather nonobvious.

But the question, perhaps, is when does ordering matter. I'm a little
concerned about things highly dependent on link ordering.


<> at work, <> in private!
"Unix gives you enough rope to shoot yourself in the foot."
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:45    [W:0.041 / U:2.072 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site