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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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