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SubjectRe: KBuild 2.5 Migration
Daniel Phillips wrote:
> On Friday 31 May 2002 06:01, Skip Ford wrote:
> >
> > That's not a migration at all. That's two different build systems side
> > by side.
> >
> > A migration would mean that there is only ever 1 build system. Send
> > patches that would convert what we have now to kbuild25 over the next 10
> > kernel releases or so. That's a migration.
> You're 'improving' the meaning of the term a little. Suppose you're
> going to migrate all the servers in a company from Windows to Linux, do
> you come up with a succesion of intermediate operating systems? IOW, in
> a migration, it is the users who migrate, not the software. I believe
> the term you were thinking of is 'evolution'.

Ok, I'll buy that. I used the wrong word.

That doesn't change the situation though. I think Linus would like the code
to _evolve_ into whatever it becomes, and not just do a wholesale replacement.

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