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

From: Gerd Knorr (
Date: Fri May 03 2002 - 05:06:04 EST

> Do it with NO_MAKEFILE_GEN=1 for much, much! faster builds.

What exactly is the reason for this hack, i.e. why kbuild wants to
rebuild the Makefiles every time? Isn't it enougth to do that only
if .config has been touched?


You can't please everybody.  And usually if you _try_ to please
everybody, the end result is one big mess.
				-- Linus Torvalds, 2002-04-20
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