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SubjectRe: State of the new config & build system
On Fri, 28 Dec 2001 02:22:01 +0100 (CET), 
Dave Jones <> wrote:
>On Thu, 27 Dec 2001, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
>> That is such an unutterably horrible concept that the very tentacles
>> of Cthulhu himself must twitch in dread at the thought. The last thing
>> anyone sane wants to do is have to maintain two parallel build systems
>> at the same time.
>Funny, I could have sworn I read this was Keith's intention at least
>for a few pre's. Maybe I misinterpreted his intentions.

Only long enough to prove that kbuild 2.5 built kernels that worked.
And to give unconverted architectures a kernel that had both old and
new kbuild in it for their conversion. Once kbuild 2.5 has proved it
works, kbuild 2.4 is coming out.

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