Re: Retiring WITHOUT_CXX

From: Warner Losh <>
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 18:19:11 UTC
On Fri, Nov 26, 2021 at 11:04 AM Baptiste Daroussin <>

> For any embedded systems the WITHOUT_* have never been enough and there
> are way
> to build a very very tiny viable FreeBSD image in an industrial manner
> which are
> way more efficient that the WITHOUT KNOBS. I am not saying we should stop
> providing those, just we should stop maintaining the one that makes no
> sense
> anymore or are very complicated to maintain.

Has anybody ever done the radical experiment of instrumenting a 'fat'
system with
filemon to see everything that's used/touched during operations and
tailoring lists
of files to include based on that (plus maybe some white listing for things
like supported locales)?