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SubjectRe: Requirement of make oldconfig [was: Re: [kbuild-devel] Re: CML2 1.3.1, aka ...]
Horst von Brand <vonbrand@inf.utfsm.cl>:
> If you support broken configurations in any way, your program is just
> wildly guessing what they did mean. The exact (and very probably not in any
> way cleanly thought out) behaviour in corner cases then becomes "the way
> things work", and we end up in an unmaintainable mess yet again.

Yes, this is precisely what I fear.
--
<a href="http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>

Rapists just *love* unarmed women. And the politicians who disarm them.
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