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If you use your old .config file with your new kernel sources and run make oldconfig it will default all questions based on the contents of that .config file and only ask about new config symbols (that was from the kernel README).
You could back up your source tree and try it with your old .config file. If it compiles, when you install the new kernel don't remove the old one so you can go back to the old kernel if necessary.