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SubjectRe: [kbuild-devel] Converting the 2.5 kernel to kbuild 2.5
On Tue, 4 Dec 2001, Dave Jones wrote:

> On Tue, 4 Dec 2001, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> > After CML2 has proven itself in 2.5, I do plan to go back to Marcelo
> > and lobby for him accepting it into 2.4, on the grounds that doing so
> > will simplify his maintainance task no end.
> > ...
> > I'm just going to say "Today's problems, today's tools."
> So anyone perfectly happy with an older distro that didn't
> ship python2-and-whatever-else gets screwed when they want to
> build a newer kernel. Nice.
> Dave.

I have python. I also have ed.

When the only tool you know how to use is a hammer, every problem
begins to look like a nail.

FYI, I have never known a problem that python has solved, only

Dick Johnson

Penguin : Linux version 2.4.1 on an i686 machine (799.53 BogoMips).

I was going to compile a list of innovations that could be
attributed to Microsoft. Once I realized that Ctrl-Alt-Del
was handled in the BIOS, I found that there aren't any.

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