Re: Linux-2.0.27 and 2.1.14

Alan Cox (
Wed, 4 Dec 1996 21:04:03 +0000 (GMT)

> now, getting rid of that 'access()' [which your patch introduces again]
> was the main point in the new mkdep.c .. making it some 2 times faster
> then the original one.

Then we need to optimise access(), or for that matter cache the mkdep
access checks - we look up the same files all the time. Keep a fast
hashed index. Ok - who's taking that project

> 'fix' the #include behaviour (or get back the old mkdep.c).

Fixing the includes isnt an option. Teaching mkdep about #ifdef is even
less promising for speed.