Re: make config

Mister Linux (
Sat, 08 Jul 1995 21:27:41 +0200

In message <> you write:
>It might be best to write a configuration program in C and just add
>it to the kernel source tree. This is the only language everyone has
>that is better then bash. (Perl, awk, Basic, etc. can not be used)

You might want to have a look at the configuration utilies used by
*BSD. I 'ported' them to Linux some time ago, but never made them
available because the consensus was against BSD-style configuration.

I must agree that they are a bit difficult to use, but if one would
provide a Linux-style configuration script as frontend to those tools.
not many would even notice the change and those willing to use them
directly could do so.

Just my 2 cents,