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SubjectRe: bug database braindump from the kernel summit (Ben Ford)  wrote on 01.04.01 in <>:

> Why not have the /proc/config option but instead of being plain text,
> make it binary with a userspace app that can interpret it?
> It could have a signature as to kernel version + patches and the rest
> would be just bits.

> You'd have
> 2.4.3-pre3:1101111100000100000000 . . . . .

Another option would be to put a checksum of the config, and still keep
the config separate - at least you could tell if you had the right config
for the kernel.

MfG Kai
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