Re: discussion of Kbuild fixes (kbuild: Kbuild.include avoid usingspaces in call arguments)
From: Roman Zippel
Date: Wed Feb 07 2007 - 21:06:23 EST
On Thu, 8 Feb 2007, Oleg Verych wrote:
> -- `find | sort' in localversion (i insist on split between paths and
make has dedicated functions for this.
> -- symlinks to /dev/null in option checking -- isn't it better to not
> have any (though cached) access to files on filesystem, instead of to
> /dev/null? cont.:
symlinks are not much else than special files.
> I wish to have more people to work on this (even with just comments),
> because "Kbuild.include" was only first step to reduce bloated top
> Makefile. Since then, it seems, Sam have more important things to do.
The problem is that you mix multiple changes into a single patch, but
since kbuild is very central part that puts everything together, I don't
think it's bad idea to be more conservative, especially if you just start
to work on it.
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