On Thursday 13 December 2001 1:49 am, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> Keith Owens <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > 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 - email@example.com Linux Systems Operation R&D Hewlett-Packard - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to firstname.lastname@example.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Sat Dec 15 2001 - 21:00:26 EST