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From: Rob Landley <landley@webofficenow.com>
To: David Luyer <david_luyer@pacific.net.au>,
	Horst von Brand <vonbrand@inf.utfsm.cl>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, esr@thyrsus.com
Subject: Re: Download process for a "split kernel" (was: obsolete code must die)
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2001 08:18:21 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <01061408182106.01082@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200106141207.f5EC7CA4030080@pincoya.inf.utfsm.cl> <200106141214.f5ECEaL3022945@typhaon.pacific.net.au>
In-Reply-To: <200106141214.f5ECEaL3022945@typhaon.pacific.net.au>

On Thursday 14 June 2001 08:14, David Luyer wrote:

> Well, I'm actually looking at the 2nd idea I mentioned in my e-mail -- a
> very small "kernel package" which has a config script, a list of config
> options and the files they depend on and an appropriately tagged CVS tree
> which can then be used for a compressed checkout of a version to do a
> build.  (Or maybe something more bandwidth-friendly than CVS for the
> initial checkout.)
>
> Maybe I'll find the spare time to do it, maybe I won't, either way I won't
> post any more on the subject until I have something tangible (so far I've
> just done the 'easy bit': written a quick shell script which imported 2.4.x
> into a tagged CVS tree; the 'hard bit', to write a script to analyse each
> kernel rev and determine which files are used by which config options and
> mix that in together with the minimal install for a 'make menuconfig' will
> take somewhat longer).
>
> David.

You might want to float this idea by Eric Raymond.  It's POSSIBLE (distant 
but possible) that the new CML2 stuff might make this sort of thing easier to 
automate.

Correction, it's possible CML2 might make this POSSIBLE to automate.  It 
sounds like it would still be a female dog and a half to implement.  But I'm 
not the one to ask...

Rob

  reply	other threads:[~2001-06-14 17:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 55+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <Pine.LNX.4.21.0106140018140.14934-100000@imladris.rielhome .conectiva>
2001-06-14  0:44 ` obsolete code must die Daniel
2001-06-14  0:54   ` Rik van Riel
2001-06-14  0:56   ` Jaswinder Singh
2001-06-14  1:00   ` Jeff Garzik
     [not found]   ` <20010613204729.A18297@pimlott.ne.mediaone.net>
2001-06-14  1:05     ` Daniel Dickman
2001-06-14  1:09       ` Rik van Riel
2001-06-14  1:20       ` Gary E. Miller
2001-06-14  1:08   ` Colonel
2001-06-13 22:23     ` Rafael Diniz
2001-06-15 19:45       ` Eric Hancock
2001-06-14 19:00     ` Mike A. Harris
2001-06-14  1:11   ` John Chris Wren
2001-06-14  1:13   ` Claudio Martins
2001-06-14  1:23   ` Justin Guyett
2001-06-14  1:51   ` Mohammad A. Haque
2001-06-14  1:55   ` Horst von Brand
2001-06-14  3:41     ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
2001-06-14  1:58   ` D. Stimits
2001-06-14  2:22   ` Alan Olsen
2001-06-14  1:24     ` Robert Love
2001-06-14  1:32       ` Colonel
2001-06-14  1:45         ` Rainer Mager
2001-06-14  2:00           ` Download process for a "split kernel" (was: obsolete code must die) David Luyer
2001-06-14  2:30             ` Jaswinder Singh
2001-06-14  7:56             ` Daniel Phillips
2001-06-14  8:34               ` Alexander Viro
2001-06-14 16:25                 ` Daniel Phillips
2001-06-14 17:21                 ` Richard Gooch
2001-06-14 12:07             ` Horst von Brand
2001-06-14 12:14               ` David Luyer
2001-06-14 12:18                 ` Rob Landley [this message]
2001-06-14  7:56           ` obsolete code must die Alan Cox
2001-06-14  9:06             ` Ghozlane Toumi
2001-06-14  9:24             ` James Sutherland
2001-06-14 14:45             ` Michael Bacarella
2001-06-15  3:58             ` Michael Peddemors
2001-06-15  4:09               ` Joel Jaeggli
2001-06-15 11:51             ` Rogier Wolff
2001-06-14  1:41     ` David Luyer
2001-06-14  2:37       ` Tom Vier
2001-06-14  8:35     ` Bohdan Vlasyuk
2001-06-14 10:25     ` Andrzej Krzysztofowicz
2001-06-14  2:31   ` James Stevenson
2001-06-14  3:24   ` Rik van Riel
2001-06-14  3:48   ` Stephen Satchell
2001-06-14  4:26     ` Rik van Riel
2001-06-14  6:31   ` Russell King
2001-06-14  6:54     ` Daniel Dickman
2001-06-14  7:12   ` L. K.
2001-06-14  8:44   ` Luigi Genoni
2001-06-14  9:55   ` Thomas Pornin
2001-06-14 15:15   ` Brad Johnson
2001-06-14 18:57   ` Mike A. Harris
2001-06-15  3:48   ` Michael Peddemors
2001-06-15 14:21     ` Horst von Brand

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