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.