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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.2: /proc/config.gz
** Reply to message from Daniel Phillips
<news-innominate.list.linux.kernel@innominate.de> on Thu, 31 Aug 2000 16:48:59
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> > As for the argument of putting it in the kernel being more robust and
> > idiot-proof, well, if someone can't keep three files and one directory
> > straight for each different configuration of the kernel that they want to
> > play with, they probably shouldn't be configuring and compiling kernels in
> > the first place. You can't idiot-proof the world, and even if you could, some
> > things really shouldn't be.
>
> I for one can't even keep two files straight - my kernel is forever
> getting out of synch with my System.map. Of course, I may be the only
> person that has ever had this happen to them. ;-) I am all for
> idiot-proofing things where you can, especially when the idiot is me.

No, it's not just you. I think it's a common problem, and I think
/proc/config.gz would help a lot.



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