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Re: a kernel plan for sarge and beyond ...

Andres Salomon wrote:
> Steve expressed concern about doing something like that (for
> obvious reasons); however, something to consider is using tcc for building
> modules.  I have not tried it yet, but one of its touted features is its
> ability to compile a kernel in 10 seconds on a 2.4ghz p4.  The i386
> package appears to be about 100k.  I'm not sure if it's been ported to
> !i386.  More research into that would need to be done, if the d-i folks
> found that to be an acceptable solution.

The last time I looked it was i386 only. And anyways, using a different
compiler is hardly a guarantee for stability.


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