Re: cvs commit: src/etc remote

From: Marcel Moolenaar <xcllnt_at_mac.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2008 15:33:58 -0700
On Jul 21, 2008, at 2:32 PM, John Baldwin wrote:

> On Monday 21 July 2008 05:22:15 pm Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
>>
>> On Jul 21, 2008, at 8:07 AM, John Baldwin wrote:
>>
>>> On Saturday 19 July 2008 03:08:22 pm Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
>>>> marcel      2008-07-19 19:08:22 UTC
>>>>
>>>> FreeBSD src repository
>>>>
>>>> Modified files:
>>>>   etc                  remote
>>>> Log:
>>>> SVN rev 180615 on 2008-07-19 19:08:22Z by marcel
>>>>
>>>> With uart(4) default, change /dev/cuad# to /dev/cuau# so that
>>>> out-of-the-box FreeBSD is consistent.  Add uart[0-7] as a
>>>> fingerfriendly shortcut alongside sio[0-7] and com[1-8].
>>>
>>> Perhaps the sioX aliases should either be removed or still
>>> reference /dev/cuadX?  Having them reference the uart(4) devices
>>> might be
>>> confusing.
>>
>> I was mostly thinking in terms of backward compatibility.
>> sioX will map to a working port now. I can certainly remove
>> sioX from the aliases, but that may break existing setups.
>> I don't know if adding sioX aliases for /dev/cuadX is useful.
>> I think sioX should either not exist or be an useful alias.
>>
>> Thoughts?
>
> I would just remove them.  I'm not sure how often they are really  
> used since
> they are specific to a driver name as opposed to COM1/COM2 which  
> some boxes
> have as labels on the case for the physical ports.

Ok, will do.

-- 
Marcel Moolenaar
xcllnt_at_mac.com
Received on Tue Jul 22 2008 - 04:25:31 UTC