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

From: Paul Mackerras (
Date: Sun May 05 2002 - 23:07:33 EST

Mike Fedyk writes:

> 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
> now.

Oh, I agree totally. I'm just saying that I think there will be
enough irritation. And this is a new irritation, which is for that
reason more noticeable than the old irritations which we are used to,
even if the old irritations are actually worse. :)

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