Re: [kbuild-devel] CML2 1.9.7 is available

From: Bjorn Helgaas (
Date: Thu Dec 13 2001 - 11:29:05 EST

On Thursday 13 December 2001 1:49 am, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> Keith Owens <>:
> > OUCH! The output from make menuconfig has significantly more options
> > than make oldconfig when given exactly the same input. I thought one
> > of the selling points for CML2 was different front ends but with
> > identical back end processing. I don't like the way that the
> > resulting config varies when fed to different front ends.
> Not a big deal -- all the produced config.outs are logically equivalent.

Not a big deal in theory, maybe, but it is very convenient to use diff to
compare .config files, and diff doesn't know about logical equivalence.

Bjorn Helgaas -
Linux Systems Operation R&D
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