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    SubjectRe: support of older compilers
    On Thu, 04 Nov 2004 19:36:26 GMT, Ian Hastie said:

    > How often is it necessary to do a full rebuild of the kernel? If the
    > dependencies in the make system work properly then only the amended parts
    > should be recompiled. That'd be a much bigger time saving than just using an
    > older compiler.

    Touch the wrong .h file, and 95% of the world still gets rebuilt. Similarly,
    change the wrong CONFIG_ variable and thus the size/layout of a critical
    structure, and watch 95% of the world still get rebuilt.

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