conf/104884: Add support EtherChannel configuration to rc.conf
flz at FreeBSD.org
Fri Feb 9 00:00:36 UTC 2007
The following reply was made to PR conf/104884; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Florent Thoumie <flz at FreeBSD.org>
To: Brooks Davis <brooks at FreeBSD.org>
Cc: Doug Barton <dougb at FreeBSD.org>,
Norikatsu Shigemura <nork at FreeBSD.org>,
freebsd-bugs at FreeBSD.org, FreeBSD-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org,
freebsd-rc at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: conf/104884: Add support EtherChannel configuration to rc.conf
Date: Thu, 08 Feb 2007 23:48:04 +0000
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Brooks Davis wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 08, 2007 at 11:30:41PM +0000, Florent Thoumie wrote:
>> Brooks Davis wrote:
>>> On Thu, Feb 08, 2007 at 01:55:16PM -0800, Doug Barton wrote:
>>>> Brooks Davis wrote:
>>>>> The default should be an empty list which results in nothing happen=
>>>>> I'd suggest making empty list the value for the default gif_interfa=
>>>>> in /etc/defaults/rc.conf in both branches, removing support for NO =
>>>>> CURRENT and emitting a warning in stable.
>>>> How about issuing a warning for NO in both branches? Whether I agree=
>>>> with you or not on the importance of keeping things clean and
>>>> consistent, I definitely do not want to err on the side of pedantry
>>>> over usability.
>>> That would be fine. I don't really care as long as it's deprecated.
>>> FWIW, only users who don't update /etc/defaults/rc.conf or who manual=
>>> set gif_interfaces=3D"NO" would be effected so the size of the set of=
>>> effected users is probalby close to epilon and even all that will hap=
>>> is cloning an extra interface and then not configuring it so it shoul=
>>> be basicly harmless to just remove direct support for it.
>> Fine with me as well. Should we make it a warning on RELENG_6 and an
>> error on HEAD, or a warning on both. The former being be what I was
>> planning to do, ie. remove support for "NO" in HEAD but issue a messag=
>> saying semantics have changed. The latter would mean identical code in=
>> both HEAD and RELENG_6 (so "NO"-compatibility in both branches), but
>> we'd need a reminder to remove this "NO"-support in HEAD once RELENG_7=
>> is branched.
> I'd say a warning in both.
Re-reading Doug's message, he's probably thinking the same thing, but
this is for gif_interfaces only, right?
flz at FreeBSD.org
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