cvs commit: src/sys/i386/conf DEFAULTS GENERIC

Doug Barton dougb at
Sun Oct 30 15:15:56 PST 2005

Maxime Henrion wrote:

> While I'm all for making FreeBSD less prone to errors like the one
> discussed here, I feel that having: a DEFAULTS file, a good comment
> explaining what purpose it serves in it, an explicit include DEFAULTS in
> GENERIC and a big scary comment next to it inclde explaining why one
> should not remove it ought to be sufficient. 

I think you're right, at around the 6.2-RELEASE	mark or so. I think that our
developers tend to dramatically overestimate the amount of stuff that the
average user needs to keep track of, especially when we're talking one or
two major revision bumps.



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