Re: Linux 2.0.4 (and a small patch, d*mn)

Hans-Georg von Zezschwitz (
Tue, 9 Jul 1996 03:45:54 +0200 (MET DST)

On Mon, 8 Jul 1996, Andrew E. Mileski wrote:

> Dejan Ilic (aka "a bug's worst nightmare") whipped me into shape - I now
> always make sure every file can be compiled correctly using every
> available option. Others should take up this philosophy too. It doesn't
> prevent run-time errors, but it does prevent silly typos.

Hey, Linux has about 90 boolean config options (guessed, not counted).

If poor Linus has to combine all 2^90 config options (my calculator
can't display that number) and test them, don't you think we would
still be waiting for 0.99.10?

(Of cause: he has a bloody fast Alpha machine now - but is it really
that fast?).


Georg v.Zezschwitz