Re: [kbuild-devel] [PATCH] automatic multi-part link rules (fwd)

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Mon Apr 30 2001 - 17:49:49 EST

On Tue, 1 May 2001 00:43:42 +0200 (CEST),
Kai Germaschewski <> wrote:
>I sent this to the kbuild list about a week ago, and I received exactly
>zero replies, so I'm posting to l-k now. This may mean that the idea is
>totally stupid (but I'd like to know) or unquestionably good (that's what
>I'd prefer :), well, maybe I'll get some feedback this time.

The patch appears to work but is it worth applying now? The existing
2.4 rules work fine and the entire kbuild system will be rewritten for
2.5, including the case you identified here. It struck me as a decent
change but for no benefit and, given that the 2.4 kbuild system is so
fragile, why not live with something we know works until 2.5 is

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