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KernelTrap: New Kernel Configuration System

Sep 09, 2002, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeremy Andrews)

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"Roman Zippel recently released version 0.4 of his new configuration system for the 2.5 Linux kernel, a replacement for the aging CML currently in use. He has attempted to make the transition to this new system much simpler than was the case with CML2 in a hope to have it merged into the 2.5 kernel.

Curiosity got the best of me, so I downloaded the latest version as well as the 2.5.33 kernel tree, and gave it a try. I ran into a couple of compilation errors, so initiated an email exchange with Roman. Beyond helping me troubleshoot these problems, he was also kind enough to answer some general questions about his efforts with the new configuration system. Read on for the full details, then try it out yourself and provide Roman with feedback..."

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