loader.conf ignores setting variable ending in _type
jhb at freebsd.org
Wed Jul 22 13:21:10 UTC 2009
On Tuesday 21 July 2009 4:50:00 pm Andrew Gallatin wrote:
> Jung-uk Kim wrote:
> > On Tuesday 21 July 2009 04:05 pm, Jung-uk Kim wrote:
> >> *_type Defines the module's type. If none is given, it
> >> defaults to a kld module.
> > Actually, I wanted to quote this:
> > loader.conf(5):
> > WARNING: developers should never use these suffixes for any
> > kernel environment variables (tunables) or conflicts
> > will result.
> Whoops.. Thanks for pointing that out.
Presumably we could relax that a bit and for the reserved tunables ignore
tunables with "." in their name.
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