Re: ANN: LKMB (Linux Kernel Module Builder) version 0.1.16

From: David Lang (
Date: Tue Jan 21 2003 - 16:30:44 EST

On Tue, 21 Jan 2003, Olaf Titz wrote:

> Frankly, I think the main reason is that Linus doesn't care at all
> about the kernel build process. We've had a _much_ better solution
> already in the 2.5 cycle which was rejected for completely bogus
> formal reasons coupled with an explicit "why do we need this at all",
> even though it was pointed out over and over again what is broken
> currently (or was back then, granted it has improved but not as much
> as is desirable and possible).

in this case the real reason is probably that Linus seldom uses modules.

David Lang
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