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SubjectRe: 2.6.22-rc6-mm1
On Sat, 30 Jun 2007 00:17:46 -0400 Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:

> On Fri, 29 Jun 2007 14:01:30 PDT, Andrew Morton said:
> > On Fri, 29 Jun 2007 10:50:30 -0400
> > Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
>
> > > Odd - just for grins, I checked what 'make oldconfig' did when handed a .config
> > > from 22-rc4-mm2, and it behaved just fine, much to my surprise.
> >
> > That's probably because your old config file was relatively recent, and
> > had things like CONFIG_BLK_DEV=y in it.
>
> Ahh... <light bulb goes on> Yeah, it gets a 'make oldconfig' for pretty
> much every single -mm, I suck at any regression testing other than "since
> the last -mm".
>

All my .configs have mouldered since I lost the ability to have .config be
a symlink to a revision-controlled file (used to carry a custom patch for
this, but it died).

I continue to believe that kbuild's lets-trash-your-symlink behaviour is
obnoxious, but I was unable to persuade anyone else of this.

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