Re: cvs commit: src/etc/mtree BSD.include.dist BSD.usr.dist src/include Makefile src/lib Makefile src/lib/libatm Makefile atm_addr.c cache_key.c ioctl_subr.c ip_addr.c ip_checksum.c libatm.h timer.c src/rescue/rescue Makefile src/sbin/atm Makefile ..

From: Niclas Zeising <niclas.zeising_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 11:23:42 +0200
On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 11:20 AM, Robert Watson <rwatson_at_freebsd.org> wrote:
>
> On Tue, 27 May 2008, Niclas Zeising wrote:
>
>>> Antoine has helpfully pointed out that the glimpse search string to use
>>> is actually MK_ATM, which has lots of references.
>>
>> If that's the case, I stand corrected. I wasn't really aware there was
>> more than one ATM implementation, and I thought you've deleted the one that
>> was and so the knob should be gone. I use the knob myself since I don't need
>> the ATM bits :) Regards! //Niclas
>
> Yes, there's been some lack of clarity on this point, so perhaps I should
> have been more clear in the commit message: we had multiple implementations,
> and what I've done is remove the more complicated, older, non-MPSAFE one.
>  FreeBSD still supports ATM and will continue to do so for the forseeable
> future (we have active maintenance, etc).
>
> Robert N M Watson
> Computer Laboratory
> University of Cambridge
>

Ok, thanks for the clarification.
Then the WITHOUT_ATM knob probably should be updated to control the
compilation of those implementations instead, if it doesn't already,
and if it's feasible. To be honest, I don't know whether it does
something or not.
Regards!
Niclas Zeising
Received on Tue May 27 2008 - 09:23:42 UTC