Re: CONFIG_SMP patch updated for 2.1.61

Martin Mares (
Thu, 6 Nov 1997 10:09:24 +0100


> Yes. "gcc -M" has various "features" that makes it completely useless for
> any real dependancy generation.
> It becomes even more useless when trying to make a more intelligent
> configuration setup.

Yes, I agree...

But another issue related very closely to the config option problems:
shouldn't we finally rewrite the kernel makefiles to support separate
source and object trees, allowing for separate compilation for multiple
architectures? I think most people would appreciate such changes...
Linus, tell me your opinion on this, please.

Have a nice fortnight

Martin `MJ' Mares   <>
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
"ADA -- A Dumb Acronym"