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

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon May 06 2002 - 10:38:24 EST

> [Caveat: I'm not much of a kernel hacker.]
> My only concern with kbuild 2.5 was the lack of modversions,
> but since Richard is promising to add them in before the

Keith ITYM

> distros need them, I would have no qualms about kbuild 2.5
> totally replacing the old build system for the next 2.5 kernel.
> I'm sick and tired of 'make dep'.
> What does Alan Cox think?

I believe we should end up with working Modversions. If they get disabled
for a bit while it gets there its no different to the state of IDE, the
block layer and many scsi drivers right now.

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