cvs commit: src/release/i386 fixit_crunch.conf

Bruce A. Mah bmah at
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 
>>   Log:
>>   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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