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    SubjectRe: Download process for a "split kernel" (was: obsolete code must die)
    David Luyer <> said:


    > This might actually make sense - a kernel composed of multiple versioned
    > segments. A tool which works out dependencies of the options being selected,
    > downloads the required parts if the latest versions of those parts are not
    > already downloaded, and then builds the kernel (or could even build during
    > the download, as soon as the build dependencies for each block of the kernel
    > are satisfied, if you want to be fancy...).

    Please do look at the archives to find out just why this idea is floated
    each 3 to 4 months and then shot down, and why.
    Dr. Horst H. von Brand
    Departamento de Informatica Fono: +56 32 654431
    Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria +56 32 654239
    Casilla 110-V, Valparaiso, Chile Fax: +56 32 797513
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