Re: /proc/cflags [PATCH] [take two] Was: animal names

Shinanyaku (
Mon, 13 May 1996 09:43:47 -0400 (EDT)

Jacques Gelinas was heard saying ....
> It is so easy to move compiled kernel around (unlike some operating
> system where the kernel is hidden) from machine to machine, that
> /proc/config is the only reliable source of information.

You know. If a /proc/config existed, it could be used during kernel
configuration also. An autoconfig would be only a script away.

> I have implement this a long time ago but felt that people would consider
> a kernel bloat. Any interest, I must have the patch somewhere.

I would like to take a look at this.

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> Jacques Gelinas (
> Use Linux without reformating: Use UMSDOS.

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