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SubjectRe: `make oldconfig' no longer updating `.config.old'?
On Mon, 4 Aug 2008, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 04, 2008 at 09:02:43AM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > I have the habit of doing `make .config{.old,}' after each config run,
> > to see what was changed. But since a few weeks, `make oldconfig' no longer
> > seems to update `.config.old'.
> >
> > This also breaks the default behavior of `scripts/diffconfig' (`If no
> > config files are specified, .config and .config.old are used.').
> >
> > Was this change intentional?
> .config is with current kconfig updated only if a user visible
> symbol changes (or something like that).
> I had another similar report where .config was not created if
> missing and confi was not changed.
> Fix is below and I will commit it soon.

Thanks! Problem solved.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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