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SubjectRe: Disgusted with kbuild developers
Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > Jeff and Alan have put their finger neatly on one of the key bits CML2
> > can do that CML1 cannot -- express cross-directory dependencies in
> > such a way that the configurator can force side effects in both
> > directions. This is, in fact, the very rock on which my original
> > attempt to save CML1 foundered after six weeks of effort.
>
> You can force a side effect in both directions.

Yup, good point.

I mentioned "requires" as a way of avoiding 'both directions' in some
cases.

Jeff


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