Re: Linux 2.5.59

From: Kai Germaschewski (
Date: Fri Jan 17 2003 - 11:36:54 EST

On Fri, 17 Jan 2003, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> > Unfortunately, the Makefile doesn't really know about the Kconfig files,
> > the "source drivers/whatever/Kconfig" commands are in Kconfig, and
> > duplicating them into the Makefile would be rather error-prone.
> What about learning `make depend' a bit Kconfig syntax?

"make depend" is basically gone.

> > Even if that was done, the Makefiles also cannot know about e.g. headers
> > included into C files, so it'd die at that point. At some point I hacked a
> > LD_PRELOAD library which would try to exec a "get" when open(2) fails,
> > which fixes gcc, kconfig and whatnotsoever. I suppose a better solution is
> > "checkout: get", though.
> Isn't all of this in .depend?

In 2.5 things work differently, so no.


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