Re: State of the new config & build system

From: Alexander Viro (
Date: Thu Jan 03 2002 - 15:35:19 EST

On Thu, 3 Jan 2002, Dave Jones wrote:

> On Thu, 3 Jan 2002, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > Being able to cp -a then build without full rebuild is good. Also make dep
> > takes *long* and and bad things happen when you think it was not needed ;-).
> And being able to NFS share 1 kernel tree, and be able to do parallel
> builds on multiple boxes without having to wait until 1 is finished.

        Sigh... As soon as we get to prototype change in
getattr()/setattr()/permission() - we get CoW fs. I.e. equivalent of
*BSD unionfs. I hope to get around to that stuff around 2.5.4 or so.

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