Announcing bsdconfig(8) preliminary

Ron McDowell rcm at
Sat Feb 11 01:35:37 UTC 2012

On 2/10/12 7:20 PM, Devin Teske wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-freebsd-sysinstall at [mailto:owner-freebsd-
>> sysinstall at] On Behalf Of Ron McDowell
>> Sent: Thursday, February 09, 2012 11:37 AM
>> To: freebsd-sysinstall at
>> Subject: Announcing bsdconfig(8) preliminary
>> is a long way from finished, but there is
>> enough of a framework available now, that I'm wanting some feedback on.
>> Tarballs are out there and I'll guarantee you'll want to look at the
>> latest, and not the earlier examples.  The manpage in the tarball is a
>> good place to start.
>> Feel free to talk about it here and ask any questions you want.  The
>> direction I go with it will depend [I hope!] on where everyone wants it
>> to go.  Thanks in advance.
> Hi Ron,
> Thank you very much for working on this with everyone.
> I notice that you've centralized the use of "notimplemented" to
> /usr/libexec/bsdconfig/notimplemented which makes the per-module files
> /usr/libexec/bsdconfig/*.*/notimplemented obsolete.
> I thinking I should clean things up after installation by executing:
> 	cd /usr/libexec/bsdconfig
> 	sudo rm -f *.*/notimplemented

Absolutely, thanks for pointing that out.  I just cleaned it up on my copy.

> Again, thanks for working on this, ... would you mind if I took it and worked on
> it this weekend and passed it back to you for review?

Go for it!

Ron McDowell
San Antonio TX

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