Subject: Re: Upgrade steps from 1.3 -> -current needed.
To: Simon Burge <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
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...