svn commit: r184193 - in head/sys: arm/conf conf

Sam Leffler sam at
Fri Oct 24 16:14:39 UTC 2008

Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> On Oct 24, 2008, at 9:01 AM, Sam Leffler wrote:
>>> We already have a better mechanism for including config files.  We
>>> should be using that instead of poluting another port with the
>>> DEFAULTS file.
>> More importantly this change forces GEOM_BSD and GEOM_MBR on every 
>> target platform.
> geom_bsd and geom_mbr were defined standard in file.arm
> before. There's no change in behaviour other than that
> people can now opt-out.
>>  This is just wrong and clearly Marvel never discussed it with anyone 
>> working on arm systems or he'd have gotten an earful.
> Get your facts straight.
I checked with folks and you never asked for review of this change.

As to not changing behaviour; the existing use of mbr+bsdlabels is 
stopgap and I believe everyone actively working on these platforms would 
like to ditch 'em.  I've got mods to switch to gpt on Gateworks boards.


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