Re: Announcing CML2, a replacement for the kbuild system

From: James Sutherland (
Date: Mon May 29 2000 - 17:14:15 EST

On 29 May 2000, david parsons wrote:

> In article <>,
> bert hubert <> wrote:
> >On Fri, May 26, 2000 at 08:37:04PM -0700, david parsons wrote:
> >
> >> The whoops-time-to-fork-the-linux-kernel showstopper for me is that
> >> the reference implementation of this new configuration language is
> >> written in Python, and, given the fluidity of linux kernel
> >
> >That's not even funny.
> It's not funny. If the kernel ceases to be buildable, *I can't use it*

The Python code can be "frozen" into C, so you only need Python if you
modify the Python source - a bit like autoconf. If you are trying to build
a kernel without access to a C compiler, good luck to you - otherwise,
what's the problem?


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