cvs commit: src/gnu/usr.bin Makefile

Garance A Drosehn gad at
Fri Aug 5 19:37:10 GMT 2005

At 9:30 PM +0200 8/5/05, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>In message <200508051428.19181.jhb at>, John Baldwin writes:
>>>  >I have an objections. rcs is useful thing for various administrative
>>>  >tasks as well (i.e. keeping track of config file revisions), therefore
>>>  >it is not quite a "toolchain" thing.
>>>  You are free to keep local patches.
>>You could always change this to NO_RCS instead and just add that to your
>>nanobsd config file.  Maybe a NO_SCM that turns off both rcs and cvs?
>Ideally we would have NO_FOO for any program FOO, but that would be
>totally unmanageable, so the idea has been to use functional
>categories rather than per program.
>If this is really a big deal for people I'll make it NO_RCS, but I
>think we're discussion paint again now.

Make it a functional category called NO_SCM, and have that cover CVS
and RCS.  I don't think RCS should be treated as if it's *only* there
for the toolchain category.  And I think we're as entitled to throw a
little paint around as you are to declare the bikeshed already-built
and imply that no one is allowed to comment on it.

Garance Alistair Drosehn     =      gad at
Senior Systems Programmer               or   gad at
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute;             Troy, NY;  USA

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