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SubjectRe: [kbuild-devel] Re: State of the new config & build system
Tom Rini <trini@kernel.crashing.org>:
> I think Keith wanted a very small time window tho (~24 hrs, barring big
> supprises). But if we're going to be worried about the build time,
> kbuild-2.5 and cml2 aren't co-dependant, yes? I know kbuild-2.5 works
> w/o cml2, and last I tried (ages ago admitedly) cml2 didn't need
> kbuild-2.5.

That's right. CML2 and kbuild-2.5 do not require each other

> So we could, in theory dump cml1 quickly but leave the old
> Makefiles for a bit longer. Or if Keith thinks he can start on the
> speed problems soon, just plod along for a few releases. :)

As Keith has pointed out, old kbuild achieves its speed by being broken.
That's an argument for "plod along", IMHO.
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