cvs commit: src/release/i386 fixit_crunch.conf
Bruce A. Mah
bmah at freebsd.org
Fri Jun 15 15:49:19 UTC 2007
If memory serves me right, Ken Smith wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-06-15 at 14:41 +0000, Ken Smith wrote:
>> kensmith 2007-06-15 14:41:11 UTC
>> FreeBSD src repository
>> Modified files:
>> release/i386 fixit_crunch.conf
>> The i386 "fixit" floppy began overflowing, most likely due to the new
>> gcc. Replace vi(1) with ed(1) as the editor to make the contents fit
>> on a floppy again.
>> Revision Changes Path
>> 1.15 +2 -4 src/release/i386/fixit_crunch.conf
> Needing to deal with this was almost enough motivation to stop
> supporting floppies for the 7.X release but I decided that was a bit too
> drastic (just barely :-).
> But I think this does signal the end. Please plan around floppy support
> being nuked from HEAD some time fairly shortly after RELENG_7 gets
> branched (meaning no floppy support for 8.X).
Clarification: This means "no support for floppy install or fixit
media". We're *not* talking about dropping support for floppy drives.
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