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Re: "make oldconfig" changing silently old kernel config options?

On Fri, 2004-08-20 at 21:15, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote:
> Hi All
> What's this:
> For a new 2.4.27 kernel I copied my old 2.4.25-ben1 config to
> <kernel-source-dir>/.config, did a 'make oldconfig' which resulted in a
> new config file where options I chose in the old 2.4.25-ben1 are missing
> in the new 2.4.27 .config file [ ... ]

And it goes even further: I just saw after a repeated 'make oldconfig'
that I had two different switches for the same config option in the new
kernel config file:

$ cat .config | grep CONFIG_I2C=

What's going on here?


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Wolfgang Pfeiffer                           gpg ID: 0AA7E825 
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