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    SubjectWhy can't Johnny compile?
    john slee <> wrote:
    > On Thu, Nov 14, 2002 at 10:58:09PM -0500, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
    >> It'd be nice if people simply tried compiling a patched kernel (all
    >> affected modules) before they submitted the patch, I'm betting you'd catch
    >> a lot of typos. Also, compiling _everything_, even as a module, at
    >> least once before sumbitting the patch would probably help.
    > thats fine if there is an all-compiling kernel release out there. right
    > now 2.5-bk is far from it. last i checked allmodconfig (a couple of
    > days ago) there was major breakage all over llc, scsi, video, sound, ...
    > which kinda masks any breakages you might have introduced.

    Hrmph. Y'know, maybe it's time for us to collectively put our
    feet down, get 2.5-linus to the point where everything compiles,
    and keep it there. After all, we are supposedly trying to
    *stabilize* 2.5. It isn't stable if it doesn't compile...

    - Dan

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