Re: [PATCH] Add ``cloneconfig'' target

From: Arnaud Lacombe
Date: Sat Feb 26 2011 - 18:50:26 EST


On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 6:38 PM, Jeff Mahoney <jeffm@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I added bzip2 as an exercise. But realistically, what would be wrong
> with distributors deciding to ship /boot/config-$UNAME_RELEASE.bz2 and
> saving a bit of valuable /boot disk space?
I don't really care, that's outside of kconfig prerogative.

> Even if people /do/ submit patches do do all of those formats, your
> argument is based on the premise that having that ability is necessarily
> bad. I don't think we need them, but I don't think it's a good argument
> against this patch either.
you welcome a lot of potential bloat and wheel re-invention. Both are bad.

- Arnaud
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