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SubjectRe: Download process for a "split kernel" (was: obsolete code must die)
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David Luyer <david_luyer@pacific.net.au> said:

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> 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.
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