> I'm not sure I understand what you're saying here. Yes, the build system is
> mostly the same across all these versions -- that's my point. I want it to STAY
> the same as long as possible. What's the relationship between kbuild and the
> size of the kernel source? Are you saying a new build system would make the
> kernel smaller? Or do you mean that it would be faster, or would require
> recompiling smaller portions of the kernel after patching? That wouldn't help
> me, because I'll never trust *any* build system -- even good ol' "make" itself
> -- to make the right determination of what to recompile after applying one of
> Linus's or Alan's patch sets. I *always* "make mrproper" and recompile
> *everything* after patching.
But even if you recompile *everything* _everytime_, kbuild 2.5 is "faster".
What do you have against that?
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