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

From: Mike Fedyk (
Date: Sun May 05 2002 - 19:42:04 EST

On Sat, May 04, 2002 at 06:03:54PM +1000, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> I still think that the time to build the global makefile is big enough
> and obvious enough that many people (including myself) will want to
> see it optimized, either by making the process itself more efficient
> or by caching the result and re-using it where possible.

But it's still faster than kbuild-2.4.

This shouldn't keep it from going into mainline. Just like anything else,
the itch will be scratched if there's enough irritation, and inclusion of
the new kbuild should at first *reduce* the irritation that's already there
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