Subject: Re: Upgrade steps from 1.3 -> -current needed.
To: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/25/1998 16:05:16
On Thu, 25 Jun 1998, Simon Burge wrote:
> This has got me thinking. Upgrading always involves munging the GENERIC
> config file to match what you have. Is there some way we can do this
> automagically by picking the options out of the currently running
> kernel? I'm not really sure where this is leading, but if something
> like this was possible, upgrades (both to -current and to releases)
> would be a lot easier...
This is pretty tricky... what might be helpful is a list of
changes between the old and new GENERIC kernels.
Some while back someone had a script that would ask questions and
generate a config file - this would certainly be a real help for
a lot of users...