cvs commit: ports/net Makefile ports/net/bwi-firmware-kmod Makefile distinfo pkg-descr pkg-plist

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at
Mon May 18 13:08:04 UTC 2009

On Sat, 16 May 2009 18:15:52 -0700
Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:

> Scot Hetzel wrote:
> > This shouldn't be flaged as an mtree error.  The reason that
> > linker.hints was left behind is due to this file is generated by
> > kldxref.  The port/package runs kldxref during the install of the
> > firmware module to update the existing or create a linker.hints
> > file, and when the package is removed, it runs kldxref again to
> > clean up the linker.hints file to only contain the modules
> > in /boot/modules.  It has no way to know if it is safe to remove
> > this file.
> Would it be safe to remove if it's empty?

Doh! I don't see why not. :-)

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