Re: cvs commit: src/sys/i386/conf LINT

From: Scott Long <scott_long_at_btc.adaptec.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2003 13:20:50 -0700
Alfred Perlstein wrote:

> * Scott Long  [030328 12:05] wrote:
>
> >scottl      2003/03/28 12:05:40 PST
> >
> >  FreeBSD src repository
> >
> >  Modified files:        (Branch: RELENG_4_8)
> >    sys/i386/conf        LINT
> >  Log:
> >  Late MFC: Remove AAC_COMPAT_LINUX and replace it with a separate 
> aac_linux
> >  module.
> >
> >  Approved by: re(murray)
> >
> >  Revision         Changes    Path
> >  1.749.2.138.2.1  +0 -4      src/sys/i386/conf/LINT
>
>
> Isn't doing something like this to -stable a BAD THING?  meaning,
> making AAC_COMPAT_LINUX not do what it used to?
>
> People shipping things with canned configs or whatever get screwed
> by this, or people defining it some other way than via config.
>
> The work is of course appreciated, but perhaps having _both_ work
> for 4.x would have been more prudent.
>
> I don't object to this change, I'm just upset by it.
>

The bits that used to be enabled by AAC_COMPAT_LINUX are now
auto-enabled by having COMPAT_LINUX.  I see your point about
canned configs.  If Murray feels strongly about it, I'll put
AAC_COMPAT_LINUX back into /sys/conf/options as a dummy option.

Scott
Received on Fri Mar 28 2003 - 12:23:40 UTC