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Date:   Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:13:29 +0000
From:   Christoph Hellwig <>
To:     Luis Chamberlain <>
Cc:     Masahiro Yamada <>,
        Linux Kbuild mailing list <>,
        Boris Kolpackov <>,
        Johannes Berg <>,
        Felix Fietkau <>,
        Patrick Franz <>,
        Ingo Molnar <>,
        Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>,
        Junio C Hamano <>,
Subject: Re: kconfig as a git subtree on Linux

On Wed, Nov 25, 2020 at 05:25:44PM +0000, Luis Chamberlain wrote:
> I'd like to propose we discuss the possibility of taking kconfig and
> making it a git subtree under the Linux kernel. This would allow
> other projects outside of the Linux kernel to be able to update their
> own copy / fork of kconfig in a jiffie *very* easily.

Hell no.  Not because I'm against sharing, but because git submodules
are a complete fucking pain to deal with.  Adding submodules just fucks
up being able to easily use a repository.  

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