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Re: kernel configuration management tool

Sven Luther <luther@debian.org> writes:

> On Tue, Apr 03, 2007 at 08:58:45AM -0300, Otavio Salvador wrote:
>> guillaume.lopes@etu.univ-paris7.fr writes:
>> > What do you think about this project ?
>> What would be the main difference between your proposal and the
>> current kernel configuration tool? Why not just improve the current
>> tools?
> Notice that the nearest match are the kconfig.ml tool i wrote (which can do
> nice diffs between config files and between config files and
> arch/subarch/flavour config snipplet in the debian kernel infrastructure), or
> the older tool Andres wrote in ruby.
> I am not sure if the actual kernel config tool stuff, as maks suggested, can
> easily grow up to do what we need. My understanding is that it is written in
> C, and maybe less easily experimentable as the planned ocaml tool, since ocaml
> is a language very well adapted for parsers and graph manipulators, like what
> would be needed here. 

So the idea is a tool to help the kernel infrastructure of Debian? I
hadn't catch it from Guillaume previous description but then I like
the idea.

What's the planned features for it?

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