cvs commit: src/etc rc src/etc/defaults rc.conf src/etc/rc.d devfs dumpon initrandom resolv src/share/man/man5 rc.conf.5 src/share/man/man8 diskless.8

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at
Sun Dec 18 23:02:11 PST 2005

Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:

> Alexander Leidinger wrote:
>> On Sat, 10 Dec 2005 15:02:27 -0800
>> Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:
>>> Adam Gregoire wrote:
>>>> A diff for the addition of to
>>> Thanks. I want to hold off on that till we're 100% sure it can go 
>>> away. I'm about 95% sure now.
>> Just a little thing to think about: where do we want to handle this, in
>> mergemaster, or in
> Sorry it took so long to get back to you on this. Including the files 
> in the obsolete file list won't hurt anything, and could make 
> mergemaster easier for those that use the obsolete file service.

It could hurt people which use the obsolete file service, but don't use (or
forget to use) mergemaster. There are other ways to shoot into the own foot
(e.g. by not using mergemaster correctly), so should we care about this
situation, or is this a "please follow the documented procedures" case?


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