Re: kbuild 2.5 is ready for inclusion in the 2.5 kernel

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Fri May 03 2002 - 04:00:15 EST

On Fri, 3 May 2002 00:54:27 +0200,
Pavel Machek <> wrote:
>kaos wrote
>> Linus, kbuild 2.5 is ready for inclusion in the main 2.5 kernel tree.
>> It is faster, better documented, easier to write build rules in, has
>> better install facilities, allows separate source and object trees, can
>> do concurrent builds from the same source tree and is significantly
>> more accurate than the existing kernel build system.
>Significantly more accurate, or actually *acurate* as in "never
>forgets to rebuild anything"?
> Pavel
>PS: Okay, modulo bugs...

Never forgets to rebuild anything, modulo bugs. I would like to claim
100% build accuracy but ... "All code has at least one bug".

If you make a change and the kernel does not rebuild correctly, that is
a severity 1 bug in kbuild 2.5 and I will fix it.

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