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SubjectRe: [kbuild-devel] CML2 1.9.7 is available
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On Thursday 13 December 2001 1:49 am, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> Keith Owens <kaos@ocs.com.au>:
> > OUCH! The output from make menuconfig has significantly more options
> > than make oldconfig when given exactly the same input. I thought one
> > of the selling points for CML2 was different front ends but with
> > identical back end processing. I don't like the way that the
> > resulting config varies when fed to different front ends.
>
> Not a big deal -- all the produced config.outs are logically equivalent.

Not a big deal in theory, maybe, but it is very convenient to use diff to
compare .config files, and diff doesn't know about logical equivalence.

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Bjorn Helgaas - bjorn_helgaas@hp.com
Linux Systems Operation R&D
Hewlett-Packard
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