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SubjectRe: Background to the argument about CML2 design philosophy
On Tue, 22 May 2001 11:24:54 +0200, 
Daniel Phillips <> wrote:
>On Tuesday 22 May 2001 02:59, Keith Owens wrote:
>> # Not a real dependency, this checks for hand editing of .config.
>> $(KBUILD_OBJTREE)include/linux/autoconf.h: $(KBUILD_OBJTREE).config
>> @echo Your .config is newer than include/linux/autoconf.h,
>> this should not happen. @echo Always run make one of
>> "{menu,old,x}config" after manually updating .config. @/bin/false
>Ahem. What is wrong with revalidating it automatically? *Then* if there's a
>problem, bother the user.

Revalidate using which tool? Did the user even mean to edit .config?
This is a case where the user has to decide what to do.

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